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Using Compiz As A Windows Management Tool

Jul 15, 2010, 22:34 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joshua Price)

"You've seen the wobbly windows, you've seen the cube, you've seen the raindrops. Compiz is just a bunch of useless eye candy right? Wrong. While the flashy effects get most of the attention, Compiz is a top-notch window manager in its own right. In fact, it's got so many workspace and window management tools that many people use Compiz for years without ever knowing about some of the most useful features. This guide will cover each of the best window management plugins for Compiz and explain how each can be used to create a more productive desktop, with or without wobbly windows.

"All plugins can be configured using the CompizConfig Settings Manager available in most distributions. All examples are done using multiple workspaces – 3 wide and 3 tall."

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