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March 28, 2012


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1. Install packages (in terminal):
     sudo apt-get install git autoconf libtool libwnck1.0-cil-dev libwnck-dev intltool libdecoration0-dev gawk
2. Download emerald
3. Install, in terminal (if you download to Downloads folder)
     cd Downloads
     cd emerald-*
     ./ && make clean && make distclean && ./configure --prefix=/usr && make && sudo make install
4. Run:
     emerald --replace

RU version by me -…

JP version by sakuraiyuta (check for fix Segmentation fault!) -…

how-to fix Segmentation fault by mirbaharobert -…

more detail how-to by loki079 -…
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tigy888 Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012
Thank you!
ibaneztributer Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much for sharing this!
ultimate1001 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012
perfect, compiled and all on the first show. now to get ccsm to actually change settings without having to reload compiz
v1t4c0l4 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2012
bash: No such file or directory

do you have any idea?
v1t4c0l4 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2012
god i'm an idiot, ignore that please -.-
dgoeduardo Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012
It is necessary to install CCSM or Compiz Fusion Icon to get Emerald works properly?
iacoporosso Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2012
work perfectly !! can i have the theme u show in this shoot ?? [link]
Goodnight-Melbourne Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2012   Traditional Artist
I'm new to linux. So all i did, installed emerald as it is instructed here! (i wonder why there are only very few places where a proper instruction is given). Everything worked good. But When i installed gaia emerald sprout in emerald theme manager, something went wrong and the title bar of all windows were gone and in terminal showed some error segmentation or what. And note that I couldn't close terminal after entering "emerald --replace" if i did, the effects were going away... :/
As it was impossible to work with titlebar less windows, I had to open new terminal and type "emerald --replace" again, and the title bar came back but that was only until I kept the terminal window opened :P
Using Ubuntu 12.04. Didn't install compiz config settings manager.
jerinian Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You have to add emerald in the startup applications. Go to system>preferences>startup applications. in startup applications click "add" then a "add startup program" dialogue will appear, type in the name field emerald, and for the command field type in "emerald --replace" w/out the quotes, and for the comment field you can leave it blank. I hope this works for you :D
Cheerz :D
Goodnight-Melbourne Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2012   Traditional Artist
okay let me try :)
Thanks :)
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