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Apparently there is a way to get an Areo Snap feature with the Grid plugin for Compiz. I've downloaded the advanced configuration files and have selected the plugin in the Compiz configuration - even re-mapped the keys because I don't have a numpad. Regardless of what I do, I can't get it to work, either by dragging the windows or using the assigned keys.

Is there something I need to do in addition to these things?

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Aero snap isn't available for Compiz 0.8.6 (assuming that you've installed the current stable 10.10), so with the Grid plugin you can only use keyboard shortcuts. [Ctrl+Alt+Num]

Please wait until Compiz 0.9 is shipped with Ubuntu 11.04 to be able to use it, normally I would say install it yourself but you're a 3 days old ubuntu user :P.

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I've been using Ubuntu for years and I still don't feel comfortable installing a newer Compiz. –  Firefeather Feb 8 '11 at 16:20
    
Thank you for the information. I can't vote you up yet, but as soon as I can I will. Do you have an alternative in order to achieve the same effect? –  Alec Feb 10 '11 at 5:45
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@Firefeather it's not worth it, I tested it. –  Reda Lazri Feb 11 '11 at 14:32
    
@Alec Here's a video: youtube.com/watch?v=MOAsNyRE7k4 –  Reda Lazri Feb 11 '11 at 14:32
    
L.: Thanks for the warning. I've been getting tempted to try it. +1 –  Firefeather Feb 11 '11 at 16:43

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