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Say I wanted an application to open its window in the center of the screen instead of some inconvenient place like the top left (I have a pretty big monitor, so I'd have to raise my head. Also, the glare from my windows bounces off there, too).

Is there something that I can edit which does this so that I won't need to drag it to the center every time I use it?

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Related:… – ændrük Jun 15 '11 at 15:03
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you can just fire up ccsm and go to place windows > fixed windows placement

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I see. That's convenient. – TreefrogInc Jun 15 '11 at 16:14

You might be interested in Devil's Pie. See this answer for an explanation.

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hmmmm... I set this up and now I have this weird black window that won't close and won't move, even after I removed devilspie. – TreefrogInc Jun 15 '11 at 15:19
I reset reset Unity and the black window went away. Sorry, this didn't work. – TreefrogInc Jun 15 '11 at 15:22

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