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How to revert back from compiz? (SOLVED)
« on: March 15, 2019, 01:51:12 am »
Hey everyone! :)
I just recently got into the world of Linux and all the options to customize the OS, so I went ahead and changed the window manager to 'compiz' as I really liked the animation of closing and opening windows, however I do want to restore back to default, but when I go into 'Peppermint Settings Panel > System > Startup and Default Applications > Core Applications' and try to change to any of the suggested window managers after I reboot to apply the changes, my windows have no border at all, the wallpaper is replaced by a black screen and the mouse cursor is replaced with an 'X'. I have tried to type into window manager both openbox and kwin, but both yield the same result of breaking the window borders, I've tried googling for answers to no avail :( Please help!
Thank you so much in advance!
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Re: How to revert back from compiz?
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2019, 01:53:07 pm »
What are you changing the window manager setting to ?

Default is xfwm4

Neither kwin or openbox are installed by default
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Re: How to revert back from compiz?
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2019, 01:50:25 am »
I was changing to openbox because it was listed when I clicked on the button labeled as 'More' changing it to what you pointed out fixed it! You're the best thank you so much!! :)

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Re: How to revert back from compiz?
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2019, 07:32:46 am »
You're most welcome :)

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