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Hey guys, very new to ubuntu and i've been messing around with beryl for so long trying to get certain effects but can't find out how. This is what I'm looking to do:

http://youtube.com/watch?v=G3p8IBNNd88
beryl theme with mac nav bar on bottom (at :35 of video)

free use of cube (at :53 of video)
-I can use the cube but only know how to move it left, right, top, and bottom, and wan't to know how to turn it on multiple axis and be looking at a corner of the cube for example.

thanks a ton in advance guys. and remember i'm a complete noob so try not to use advanced ubuntu terminology in explaining this to me. thanks,
-Brett
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Here is the command control+shift+left mouse click, Press all and hold while moving the mouse. You can also press and hold the center mouse button on the wallpaper and it will do the same thing. Shift+F9 for rain effect. First you have to go to extras and check water effect.

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Here is one with rain and cube.



Here are the rest of the commands.

Beryl Wiki

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Some commands to get you started (all of them are configurable through the Settings Manager):

* General Option

Alt+Mouse wheel Make window translucent/opaque

* Application Switcher

Alt+Tab switch between windows from current workspace
Ctrl+Alt+Tab switch between windows from all workspaces

* Scale (Arrange and view all windows)

Bottom-Left (hot corner) All workspaces (clicking a window will zoom it to the front)
Top-right (hot corner) Current workspace

* Show Desktop (View desktop of current cube face )

Bottom-right (hot corner) Turns on or off;

* Rotate cube

Ctrl+Alt+Left/Right Arrow Switch desktops on cube;
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Left/Right Arrow Send the active window to the left/right workspace
Ctrl+Alt+Left-click and grab Rotate cube manually

* Zoom

Super-key+Right-click Zoom in once
Super-key+Mouse wheel up/down Zoom in/out manually

* Move Window

Alt+Left-click Move window
Ctrl+Shift+Left-click Snap move window (will stick to borders)

* Resize window

Alt+Middle-click

* Water

Hold Ctrl+Super key and move mouse Your pointer is moving on water (Disabled by default)
Shift-F9 Rain is falling on your screen

* Blur

Add some blur under transparent windows (will slow down your computer!)

* Minimize Effect

Animations when creating or closing windows (works also for menu but then you have to select "Unknown"! "Menu" alone doesn't work)

* Negative

Super Key+m Inverse color of the screen
Super Key+n Inverse color of the current window

* Reflection

Add somes textures to decoration (mostly visible when transparent)

* Screenshot

Super Key+Left Click and grab Take a screenshot of the selected area (picture saved on the desktop)

* Trail focus

Older windows are more transparent

* Wobbly

Makes windows, menus,... like chewing-gum

* Brightness and Saturation

Ctrl+Mouse wheel down/up Desaturate/Resaturate (works also for desktop)
Shift+Mouse wheel down/up Less/more Brightness (works also for desktop)

* Put

Super Key+Keypad 1..9 Quickly place a window on a screen (1=top left, 2=top center,...). On a laptop (i.e if you don't have a numeric keypad, use Super Key+Fn Key+Virtual Keypad)

* Bring up the window below the top window (I don't know that plugin?)

* Reminder: Super Key ( Super-Key ) = Windows Key on PC, Apple Key on Macintosh and Amiga Key on Amiga
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You can change any of the shortcuts in the beryl settings manager. You can also freely rotate the cube by clicking left+right click on the desktop
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Grr, I wish I could be doing that right now but every time I install any form of linux, I get this odd X Window Error where it fails to load properly and goes straight into text mode where I cannot fix anything

I just windows to install after my hd freaking out from trying to delete a linux partition.
    
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Grr, I wish I could be doing that right now but every time I install any form of linux, I get this odd X Window Error where it fails to load properly and goes straight into text mode where I cannot fix anything

I just windows to install after my hd freaking out from trying to delete a linux partition.
I got the same screen with Fedora Core 6 (I think that's the one). Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty installed fine.
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got the cube figured out now but any idea on how to get that nav bar??
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Gdesklets? That's what i used. And you could just look around at different widget taskbars.
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any chance of a short explanation on what gdesklets and widget taskbars are and where I can find/install them??
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lol, uhh.. i'm not in linux right now. But go to your application manager and download Gdesklets, then find one for the taskbar that you like.
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