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I go to compizconfig -> scale windows -> binding and then choose "Initiate Window Picker" with the mouse icon next to it. I check "Enabled". Then I highlight the corners in green.

This doesn't seem to work... part of the problem might be that I must choose a button (there is no way to make that button choice blank).

Before I upgraded to 11.4 this was no problem but now I'm stuck.

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There is a third way now: UnityTweak – krumpelstiltskin Oct 7 '13 at 8:17
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You chose the wrong one.

Use initiate_edge instead: enter image description here

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Thank you! I am an idiot! – Martin McNulty Jun 13 '11 at 10:42
@Martin McNulty lol no you're not an idiot. – RolandiXor Jun 13 '11 at 15:06

If you do not want to install the compiz settings manage you can edit this setting easily using gconf-editor.

The first step is to hit alt+f2 which will bring up a "run application" dialog box. In the entry field put in gconf-editor and then click 'run'. From here you will navigate to:

apps -> compiz -> plugins

You then need to find the scale plugin entries as shown below.

scale gconf-editor

In my example I am using a button, but you can fill in the 'initiate-all-edge' for scale. The edges are case sensitive.

BottomRight, TopRight, etc.

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