Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

in Unity with the CTRL-ALT-KeyPad_7 keybinding I can move a window to the top-left corner and it is automatically resized to a quarter of my desktop size.

In gnome-shell, in dconf, I found the relevant option for gnome-shell:

/org/gnome/desktop/wm/keybindings

move_to_corner_nw, however this just moves the window, without actually resizing it.

Would you have any hint?

thanks!

share|improve this question
up vote 3 down vote accepted

Found the solution, the Put Windows extension does exactly what I was looking for:

https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/39/put-windows/

share|improve this answer

This is just an addition to the answer from Andrea Zonca.

  1. Install GNOME Shell extension Put Windows
  2. Execute gnome-shell-extension-prefs from terminal
  3. Go to the settings of Put Windows
  4. Configure it, done.
share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.