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I love how you can resize windows by pressing alt+middle-mouse-button and drag.

Though now I got a mouse which doesn't support pressing the middle mouse button..

How do I do to change the combination from alt+middle-mouse-button to alt+right-mouse-button?

(On Ubuntu 11.04 with unity)

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  1. You need to get and install ccsm (Compiz Config Settings Manager).

  2. Go to Window Management --> Resize windows. enter image description here

  3. Done.

Note: Changing Button2 to Button3 or 1 , will give you a conflict message , change it to something else. However Alt+F8 Will give you the same result. enter image description here

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This is just what I was looking for - thanks a lot! –  Tal Galili Nov 17 '11 at 20:09
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You can do this using compizconfig-settings-manager.

If you dont already have this installed, use Software Center and search for this package.

In dash type ccsm and then in the Window Management section click on "Resize Window".

At the bottom of this window is "Initiate Window Resize" - you'll notice that Button2 is the default. You can change this to whichever button you want.

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