Enabling desktop effects removes window titles

Gérard BIGOT gerard.bigot at gmail.com
Thu Sep 6 11:56:55 UTC 2007

On 9/4/07, Johan Sandberg <sampan at dkss.org> wrote:
> According to subject, when I enable desktop effects the window borders
> and window title disappears. When I first installed Ubuntu Feisty Fawn
> from scratch on this laptop (specifications found below) desktop effects
> worked like a charm.
> What I've done is that a few weeks ago I disabled the desktop effects
> for some reason. Today I tried to enable it to get that wobbly feeling
> and general cosiness back to my desktop, but unfortunately without
> success...
> Any ideas?

What you're missing is called 'windows decoration'. The default  one is
called  gtk-window-decoration.

You have to add --replace at the end to invoke it correctly.

There another one called emerald (from compiz ), which adds more gl things.

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