bsilver at chrononomicon.com
Thu May 10 13:18:15 UTC 2007
Alex Janssen wrote:
> Bart Silverstrim said the following on 05/08/2007 02:47 PM:
>> Has there been a fix issued yet for the compiz cube effect? I enabled
>> it and it didn't work, but had wobbly windows. Then I found a fix by
>> using gconf-editor, and for awhile I had the cube I could rotate using
>> control-alt and mouse drag. Then it disappeared again, I think when I
>> opened the desktop effect dialog box (without changing anything). Now I
>> can't get gconf-editor to even get the cube effect back.
>> This is on 7.04 with all the updates.
> Try Beryl instead of Compiz. It is based on Compiz. I installed Beryl,
> Beryl Manager and Emerald, the decorator for Beryl. On the whole, it
> works great. You might want to uninstall Compiz first.
I thought of that, but there are two things that stopped me:
1) Ubuntu has been integrating functionality of compiz and I didn't want
to do something that may "break" Ubuntu or it's upgrades down the line.
2) Aren't Beryl and Compiz combining code bases now? I hoped the
upgrades of Ubuntu would integrate the functions as they did so.
Otherwise, I saw Beryl and Emerald in the synaptic repositories. I
didn't know what the effect of using them on Feisty would be (as I
Advice? Experiences? Anyone?
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