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how do I install cube on ubuntu 10.4.0


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#1 al57

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Posted 27 June 2011 - 10:30 AM

I want to install cube in ubuntu 10.4 what package do I need to install from the software center and what are the steps for installation I use the
workspace which is good but I want to try the cube any help

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Posted 27 June 2011 - 11:07 AM

A quick Google search yields a a bunch of results showing how to enable the cube effect in Compiz, here's an article that has any additional download info you may need as well.
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Posted 27 June 2011 - 12:19 PM

Thanks I did the search and found it now the problem is I keep getting a error message saying can't install compiz brother cups definitions needs to be removed
don't know how to remove this any suggestions

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Posted 27 June 2011 - 12:43 PM

Hi al57, I use a ton of Compiz effects, and I've never seen brother cups mentioned. I checked SPM and no items for it are installed. What you can do is open Synaptic Package Manager, type brother cups in the search area, and uninstall any instances you find.

Not sure just how you went about it, so here's the starting procedure I've used - -

System/Preferences/Appearance/Visual effects, then select extra - just let it install what it says.

Then go System/Preferences and select Compizconfig-settings-manager ( CCSM ) to start enabling stuff. If it's not there, you need to install it from Synaptic Package Manager.


I know there is a ton of stuff about the cube that comes up when you Google it, so here is my favorite one I've saved. When I went through it I had to keep pausing the video to write down directions.





Don't get discouraged - - - once you get the basics set up you will have a ton of fun with Compiz. :thumbup2:




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