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HowTo Configure Hidden Compiz/XGL Effects

Jul 27, 2007, 04:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Skip Paul)

[ Thanks to Ross Brunson for this link. ]

"Effects like 'Wobbly Windows' or 'The Cube' are actually Compiz Plugins. Desktop Effects acts as a front end for configuring the settings for these plugins which are stored in each users ~/.gconf directory. The easiest way to configure GConf keys is with gconf-editor (/opt/gnome/bin/gconf-editor).

"To see a list of all of the installed Compiz plugins, start up gconf-editor and navigate to /apps/compiz/plugins. The best way to learn is to play around with the different settings and see what they do..."

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