Unity Spread Gets Support For Filtering Windows By Title, Live Window Resize [Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr]

Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr: Unity 7 and Compiz were updated again today, bringing two improvements: support for filtering windows by title in Unity Spread and “live” window resize mode.Unity Spread (triggered by clicking on an application icon in the Launcher which already has focus and has multiple windows or for all open windows, by pressing […]

How To Install Emerald In Ubuntu 13.04, 12.10 Or 12.04 [PPA]

Emerald Window Decorator development may have stopped and the package is no longer available in the Ubuntu repositories for a few releases, but there are users who want to continue using it, so to make it easier to install, I uploaded Emerald to the main WebUpd8 PPA, for Ubuntu 13.04, 12.10 and 12.04.Emerald is a [...]

How To Set Up Compiz In Xubuntu 12.10 Or 12.04

This article shows how to set up Compiz in Xubuntu (w/ Xfce) 12.10 or 12.04. I’ve tested the instructions below on Xubuntu 12.10, but they should work on Xubuntu 12.04 as well – there are some minor differences which I’ve explained below.Before proceeding, please note that to be able to use Compiz, you’ll obviously need [...]

Ubuntu Multi-Monitor Tweaks (Full Screen Flash Fixes, Span Wallpaper Across Monitors, More)

If you are using a multi-monitor setup in Ubuntu, here are a few tips which should help you fix some annoyances, like:get full screen flash videos to be displayed on any monitorget flash videos to remain full screen while working in the other desktopa tweak to move windows to a different display using keyboard shortcutshow [...]

How To Reset Compiz And Unity In Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal [Quick Tip]

In Ubuntu 12.10, Compiz (and Unity) are using Gsettings instead of Gconf and because of this, the “unity –reset” command used to reset Unity in previous Ubuntu versions doesn’t work anymore. In case some settings are messed up and you want to reset Unity and Compiz to their default settings, here’s a new way of [...]