It's time to jettison CCSM

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at
Thu Jan 26 17:13:58 UTC 2012

On Thu, 2012-01-26 at 16:48 +0000, Alan Bell wrote:
> On 26/01/12 16:28, Jorge O. Castro wrote:
> > With tools like MyUnity now in universe, and didrocks putting basic
> > configuration in the control panel I'd like to propose the removal of
> > compizconfig-settingsmanager.
> >
> How do we turn on and configure compiz enhanced zoom for visually 
> impaired users? (turning it on by default would be cool, 
> super+mousewheel to activate and mouse polling set to 15ms please) we 
> have some text cursor tracking arriving for this soon too.

Maybe this should get added to the Universal Access section of the
System Settings app?

> How do we turn on the negative and color filter and 
> opacity/brightness/saturation plugins for users who like to use them or 
> for application developers to test applications to see how they would be 
> perceived by colorblind users?

These could get added in a sane way to MyUnity or similar.

> How do we turn on a different switcher for people who can't get their 
> heads round the unity application switcher (that would be me) and want 
> to use shift switcher or the default switcher?

This is an advanced use install ccsm from a PPA, and assume
the risk of using it.


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