[ubuntu-uk] Permanently disable Compiz

Steve yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com
Sat May 2 21:10:46 BST 2009


On Sat, 2 May 2009 20:21:54 +0100
Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've upgraded the test version of Jaunty on my Thinkpad X31 to the
> final release now. It's running quite well and bootup is substantially
> faster.
> 
> The only snag is Compiz. My ATI Rage Mobility chipset really is not up
> to running a composited desktop - it's unusably slow. But even
> changing my Appearance settings to None, Compiz is still my window
> manager - it's just not adding any effects. I'd like to disable AIGLX
> altogether and go back to a simple, 2D desktop with Metacity or
> whatever as my WM. Completely turn off and disable Compiz and
> compositing, for all users, for good.
> 
> Is that still possible?
> 
> I can run
> 
> metacity --replace
> 
> and Metacity takes over from Compiz & things get a bit quicker, but
> next reboot, it comes back... Same if I use the "fusion-icon" in the
> panel.
> 
> 
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I think the window manager default has to be altered with gconfeditor. I can’t find my notes on it, so cant’t be more precise. Sorry!

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