Linux Ubuntu 10.10 includes translucent windows, 3D desktop capabilities, shadow effects, motion effects, animation and many special visual effects which are intended to make your desktop more fun and easier to use. Visual effects are enabled by default, but it is not necessary to have them turned on. If visual effects are not enabled , your graphics card may not supported them or not configured.To use these visual effects follow these easy steps:
Now Configure Visual Effects
- First Right click on your Desktop and select Change Desktop Background or [System > Preferences > Appearance > Visual Effects]
- Now Select “Visual Effects” Tab.
- Choose “None” to provide a simple desktop environment without any effects.
- Choose“Normal” to provide a good balance between attractiveness and performance.
- Choose “Extra” to provide an aesthetically pleasing set of graphics.
Once the settings have been applied, a dialog box will appear asking you to either keep the new settings or to revert to your previous settings. If you find that the new settings work correctly, then click Keep Settings. Otherwise click Use Previous Settings. If you do not select anything for 20 seconds the system will return to your previous settings.
There are many visual effects are available by default, but some of them are not install default. You can install them from Ubuntu Software Center. To install these effects follow these steps:
- Go to Application >> Ubuntu Software Center
- Search ccsm and install Advance Effects Desktop Settings.
- Now to use advance feature Click System ▸ Preferences ▸ CompizConfig Settings Manager.
Options to Customize:
- General and accessibility
- Desktop and Effects
- Utility ans Window Management
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