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In Mac os x, I can move all windows to the nearest corner by hitting F11 key. I'm just wondering if there is a compiz plugin works like that.

I know that there is Scale plugin already. But all that I want is something like this.

You'll see, press a key and all windows fly off to nearest corner so I can drag/drop file or do something else on my desktop, then press the key again and all windows fly back.

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Otherwise here is a link to do exactly what u're asking for. After installation you go to Tweaks -> Workspace then you choose what event each corner triggers

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It would be best to add information on how to install Ubuntu Tweak right in your answer. External links sometimes go dead. Also including the link and crediting the source, as you have done, is always a good, too. Thanks for contributing. –  John S Gruber Oct 7 '12 at 18:12

You can use for that scale plugin. Take a look for that.

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I know that there is Scale plugin already. But all that I want is something like this : youtube.com/watch?v=ktTNcj0fAM4. Skip to 3:40 and you'll see, I can press a key and all windows fly off to nearest corner then I can drag/drop file or do something on my desktop. –  quangtruong1985 May 17 '12 at 11:13
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Oh.. so you can do this with CTRL+WINDOWS+D (you also have the option to set an individual keyboard shortcut in CCSM -> General Settings -> Key bindings -> Show desktop). –  us3r May 17 '12 at 11:33
    
It did the trick. Thank you. –  quangtruong1985 May 17 '12 at 11:41

You can use Skippy-XD for this. It is a full-screen task-switcher for X11 similar to Mac OS X's Exposé feature. To install latest development packages (recommended), use the Skippy-XD PPA (daily).

If you use Xfce, you can easily bind skippy-xd command to Alt + Tab in Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts. For other DEs it should work similarly.

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