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Compiz Fusion came with amazing effects that built-in in Ubuntu. But if you want to install some additional plugins such as, atlantis, screensaver, etc. Just go to http://gitweb.compiz-fusion.org/ and download your preferred additional plugins in the snapshots availabe on this site.


To compiling and install these plugin we’ve to install the build dep package on our ubuntu box, do with the following command:

sudo apt-get install -y 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


After it all installed we just install the plugin, in this exampe plugin.tar.gz is the downloaded ones.
tar -xvzf  plugin.tar.gz
cd  plugin/
make && sudo make install

If there is no error message appeared, the additional plugin will available on CCSM application. Don’t forget to restart the compiz (logout or reboot or just kill the compiz and run it again)

emerald --replace


reference : compiz fusion sites