Where can I get a list of compiz commands?

Asked by Paul Allen on 2015-03-18

I am presently operating in Zorin OS9- Where can i find a list of Compiz commands? I have 5 distros on my current machine- I know how to get to the compiz-config settings manager, but can not find a simple list of keyboard commands for various effects- please help!!!

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Stephen M. Webb (bregma) said : #1

Unfortunately there is no easy way to get this information. Even CCSM itself does not do useful checks for conflicts when you add or change a keyboard shortcut.

This is in fact a defect and needs a bug opened against the COmpiz project.

BryanFRitt (bryanfritt) said : #2

Here's something that might be close enough for you...
Export profile from ccsm with defaults included

`ccsm` -> 'Preferences' [on the left side panel] -> 'Profile & Backend' tab -> 'Profile' section -> 'Export'

Pick a name and location, example ~/CompizProfileBackup.profile
"Do you want to skip default option values while exporting your profile?" 'No'
[NOTE: I think this should be asked before the filePath/fileName is chosen]

The open a bash terminal and copy and paste this in (or retype...)
Adjusting for the filePath/fileName, etc... you can run something like

grep '\<Shift\>\|\<Contro\>\|\<Alt\>\|\<Super\>\|Button\|KP_' -- ./CompizProfileBackup.profile

This should get a list of shortcut keys that Compiz has assigned.

You can export the output to a file `> filePath/fileName.txt`

Stephen M. Webb (bregma) said : #3


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