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Can't get Compiz to behave properly

post #1 of 17
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It seems like everything else works except for the rotate cube.

Here is my compiz.desktop:

Code:
[Desktop Entry]
Type=Application
Encoding=UTF-8
Name=Compiz
Exec=/usr/bin/compiz ccp  #Make sure ccp is included so that Compiz loads your previous settings.
NoDisplay=true
# name of loadable control center module
X-GNOME-WMSettingsModule=compiz
# autostart phase
##-> the folloing line cause gnome-session warning and slow startup, so try not to enable this
# X-GNOME-Autostart-Phase=WindowManager 
X-GNOME-Provides=windowmanager
# name we put on the WM spec check window
X-GNOME-WMName=Compiz
# back compat only
X-GnomeWMSettingsLibrary=compiz
Pretty standard.

If I want to get the cube to work, I have to open a terminal and type in:

Code:
compiz --replace ccp
I'm using compiz (of course) and GTK Window Decorator. No Emerald.

I don't understand why it won't work. I never had this problem before.
    
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post #2 of 17
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Nevermind. I think I got it :/
    
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KDE and Kwin FTW!

joking

you seem to be having a lot of problems lately TFB, its been interesting to watch your progress on a non-hand holding OS like arch.

it gives true appreciation to distro's like ubuntu and the amount of work they put into automation

but then it takes away that feel accomplishment that you get when you mess around with arch or slackware, the knowing you did something, that most need some one else to do for them.
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Yeah, it's been an adventure. Usually I find something wrong, post it here, look for answers, find it right in front of my face and smack myself in the head for missing it.
    
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fusion-icon, it's your friend! No really, install and run fusion-icon and you'll be thankful you did.
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post #6 of 17
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I only use fusion-icon to set it up. Then I just have it boot right into compiz.
    
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post #7 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by TFB View Post
I only use fusion-icon to set it up. Then I just have it boot right into compiz.
Run fusion-icon at boot instead, when fusion-icon runs it natively runs compiz as a default. That way when you want to change things on the fly it's right there, as well as all your settings.
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post #8 of 17
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Fusion-icon is in Applications>System if I ever need it.
    
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I was wrong. I don't have it fixed. Just rebooted for a kernel update. Compiz won't start on boot.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TFB View Post
I was wrong. I don't have it fixed. Just rebooted for a kernel update. Compiz won't start on boot.
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