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In Ubuntu, is it possible to attach one window to another window (so that one window becomes the "parent window" of the other window)? I'd like to know if it's possible to do this for any two open windows (for example, a Firefox browser window and a gedit window).

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what do you mean by parent ? do you expect that when closing the parent window the child window is closed too - or when moving the parent window the child window moves too ? I suggest you to specify that in your question –  Boris Oct 6 '12 at 7:36
    
Yes, when closing the parent window, the child window is closed too. –  Anderson Green Oct 6 '12 at 14:48
    
I have no clue how to do what you are requesting. But I believe that the solution will be different for every parent applications. I suggest you to edit your question and add in the title the name of your master application Firefox that way your question will be more visible for the specialists of firefox. –  Boris Oct 8 '12 at 18:50
    
I'd like to find out if it's possible to do this in an "application-agnostic" way, so I'd prefer to leave it as-is. –  Anderson Green Oct 9 '12 at 1:28
    
As a workaround, it is possible to nest one desktop session inside another desktop session in Ubuntu: superuser.com/questions/484181/… –  Anderson Green Oct 9 '12 at 1:29
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