[Updated] Enable the new (faster) Unity 7 Low Graphics mode from unity-control-center

The following change is under review. It might look different when we release it!

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The process to backport a compiz bug fix on Trusty (current LTS release: Xenial).

Recently, I had to follow the SRU process to add a Compiz bug fix on Trusty for the 1st time. It’s useful to have the detailed steps somewhere so.. here’s what I did:

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Compiz Introduction and Demo Extra: HOWTO Build the Ubuntu Desktop (the script way)

Step 1: Create the necessary directories and scripts

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Some Compiz bugs will be automatically closed.

Since, there were hundreds of old, invalid and expired bugs reported under the Compiz project on Launchpad, the desktop team recently decided to close a few of them and prioritize the others. Therefore we decided to close the bugs that:

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