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I just installed elementary OS, and I would like to have some options to customize the effects like I could do with Compiz. However, I couldn't find a settings panel related to Mutter.

Is there a GUI utility I should install ?

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Albeit this is asked wrt. Ubuntu, I think the answer still applies here. Try gconf-editor or another WM. – sr_ Aug 9 '12 at 11:35

You can change some of the effects and customize by using


if you have a look in org/pantheon/ and go through available options.

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