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       compiz - OpenGL window and compositing manager


       compiz [options] [plugins]


       compiz is a compositing window-manager using OpenGL for rendering.


       --display DISPLAY
              Manage  the  display called DISPLAY instead of the name obtained
              from the $DISPLAY environment variable.

       --bg-image IMAGE
              Use IMAGE as background image.

       --refresh-rate RATE
              Set the default refresh rate.

              Use a fast texture filter.

              Force an indirect  rendering  context.  Use  this  when  running
              compiz on AIGLX.

              Disable strict binding of textures. This may improve performance
              in some situations  (running  on  XGL).  As  opposed  to  strict
              binding,  however, this isn't guaranteed to work. Use with care.

              Replace any existing window managers on the given X display.

              Disable the session management.

       --sm-client-id ID
              Use the given ID as the client ID for session management.

              Disable output screen detection.

              Disable the use of FBOs (frame  buffer  objects).  This  can  be
              useful to work around drivers with broken FBO implementations.

              Do  not  use desktop hints (number of desktops, current desktop)
              as left by the previous window manager.

              Manage only the screen defined by  $DISPLAY  (or  given  by  the
              --display option) and leave all other screens alone.

              Use  the root window instead of the composite overlay window for

              Show the compiz version string.

       --help Show a summary of the command-line options.


       compiz was written by David Reveman <> and others.

       This manual page was written by Thierry Reding <>,  for
       the Debian project (but may be used by others).

                                 July 13, 2007