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I would like to save a set of windows and their locations and have a shortcut to restore them.

Is there an Ubuntu equivalent to OS X's window groups?

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closed as too localized by bodhi.zazen, fossfreedom Mar 1 '12 at 22:58

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Try bookmarks in nautilus, the file manager. Just drag a folder and drop it in the sidebar on the left. It'll be bookmarked. –  nitstorm Sep 14 '11 at 10:01
    
Compiz does have a groups/tab plugin in its extra sets installed as sudo apt-get install compiz-plugins-extra but I don't know if it does what you want here is the wiki page on the plugin wiki.compiz.org/Plugins/Group. –  sagarchalise Sep 14 '11 at 10:36
    
Are you still having a problem with this ? If so, can you give us an update, if not please post the solution. –  bodhi.zazen Feb 28 '12 at 19:01
    
This question appears to be abandoned, if you are experiencing a similar issue please ask a new question with details pertaining to your problem. If you feel this question is not abandoned, please flag the question explaining that. :) –  fossfreedom Mar 1 '12 at 22:58

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You may want to give a go to Kubuntu: Plasma KDE4 provides a way to keep activities (as desktop) organized and separated.

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