View Full Version : [ubuntu] Turn off compiz without seeing the desktop?

scared person
April 23rd, 2009, 07:31 PM
I managed to combine the right compiz effects so that the desktop is completely invisible.

How do I go about turning it off?

April 23rd, 2009, 07:39 PM
Bring up the run dialogue box, I know you can't see whats going on but blind typing this should get you on track:

type: metacity --replace
press: Enter

It should turn compiz off for you, and allow you to see what your doing so you can make appropriate adjustments to yoru compiz config settings.

April 23rd, 2009, 07:39 PM
If you can get to a terminal (or virtual terminal), I think this will disable compiz:
metacity --replace

// Edit - Too slow, see above ^ ;)

scared person
April 23rd, 2009, 07:47 PM
It Works!

I thought I going to have to reinstall

Thanks a lot!