I have had a lot of fun playing with compiz fusion in Linux. I really like the desktop cube feature especially with the transparency settings in place to where you can see all sides of your desktop cube. Unfortunately there is a problem and that is with the desktop icons.
I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu, and had customized some keyboard shortcuts before installing compiz settings manager. I enabled the cube setting, and followed the directions as per here: http://www.noobslab.com/2011/10/enable-compiz-desktop-cube-in-ubuntu.html
However, I come to find that I can't use my keyboard shortcuts to navigate with it for some reason.
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Enabling Compiz Fusion On An Ubuntu 11.04 Desktop (With The Unity Desktop)
This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on an Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) desktop with the Unity
interface (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card which I
assume it has because otherwise Unity wouldn't start, and GNOME would be
I really like the transparency effects in compiz with GNOME2 and wanted to know if there was any way (I'm assuming without using compizconfig) to have some kind of transparency in the windows. Is there something similar to compiz for GNOME3?
I am having problems setting up the 3D Desktop cube. I have done some research myself but haven't yet come up with any answers.
Under my desktop settings on the Compiz Settings Manager, I only have: Desktop Wall, Expo, Ubuntu Unity Plugin, and Viewpoint Switcher.