Ubuntu – How to install Compiz extra animations?


I have tried the sudo apt-get install compiz-fusion-plugins-extra in the terminal window but it said that it can't find it, so if anyone of you know a way to get the extra animations I would be thankful for an answer!

I am using Ubuntu 12.10.

Best Answer

  • The package contents have been moved to compiz-plugins and the dummy package was removed in 12.10.

    This was the state in 12.04:

    $ aptitude show compiz-fusion-plugins-extra 
    Package: compiz-fusion-plugins-extra     
    Depends: compiz-plugins-extra
    Description: transitional dummy package.
     This package ensures a clean upgrade path, and can be safely removed after the
    Homepage: http://www.compiz.org/
    $ aptitude show compiz-plugins-extra 
    Package: compiz-plugins-extra            
    Description: Collection of extra plugins from OpenCompositing for Compiz
     The OpenCompositing Project brings 3D desktop visual effects that improve
     usability of the X Window System and provide increased productivity. 
     This package contains extra plugins and themes contributed by the community
     giving a rich desktop experience.
    Homepage: http://www.compiz.org/

    Note that compiz-plugins-extra now is a dummy package in 12.10, too.