about 3d and transparent desktop?

David Curtis dcurtis at uniserve.com
Fri Oct 31 08:38:27 UTC 2008

loody wrote:
>> The meta-package is compiz. I'm on Xubuntu so I had to manually get it,
>> I think it's already in Ubuntu and Kubuntu. I had to install the package
>> CompizConfigSettingsManager also. There is a KDE-destop-effects package
>> if you're on Kubuntu.
>> As far as HW is concerned I'm running just fine on an old PIII
>> 533Mhz/450MB, with a bit newer, but not very powerfull Nvidia GeForce
>> 6200. You most definitely need a card that can do 3D acceleration, ie.
>> you need to run restricted drivers.
> Hi:
> I have intalled the package you mentioned on my xubuntu system.
> Would you please tell me how to enable it?
> appreciate your help,
> miloody
You need to install both the compiz meta package _and_ 
compizconfig-settings-manager. After you have those installed the 
settings manager will be under Applications->Settings->CompizConfig 
Settings Manager.


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