Metacity Compositing

I installed Cairo-Dock when installing Lucid. And it automatically enabled some desktop effects. Nowadays, I found these effects make my desktop less responsive. So, I decided to turn off them. First, I thought they were compiz effects. I was wrong. Actually, they are metacity compositing effects and come with gnome 2.22 and later versions.

To disable them, run:

And this command to enable them:

Additional info:
http://blogs.gnome.org/metacity/category/compositing/

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