how do I install the latest version of compiz fuzion

Asked by crakken

I am trying to get the release or newer. I tried: sudo apt-get update, and I also tried from the synaptic package manager, but both of them only find version I followed the instructions on the compiz web page, but still can't get the new version. can anyone help?

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Bhavani Shankar (bhavi) said :


please refer this link

sudo apt-get install build-essential libxcomposite-dev libpng12-dev libsm-dev libxrandr-dev libxdamage-dev libxinerama-dev libstartup-notification0-dev libgconf2-dev libgl1-mesa-dev libglu1-mesa-dev libmetacity-dev librsvg2-dev libdbus-1-dev libdbus-glib-1-dev libgnome-desktop-dev libgnome-window-settings-dev gitweb curl autoconf automake automake1.9 libtool intltool libxslt1-dev xsltproc libwnck-dev python-dev python-pyrex

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untar it

./ --prefix=/usr/local
sudo make install


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crakken (mjasinski12000) said :

what do I download from the Index? there are a bunch of files

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Best Gord Allott (gordallott) said :

compiling and installing your own version of compiz won't be a pleasent experiance if your not sure what your doing, you may want to wait a few days for the next release of ubuntu to come out, you can upgrade to that which has the lastest compiz included with it

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crakken (mjasinski12000) said :

Thanks Gord Allott, that solved my question.