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How to show only opened apps in the current workspace on unity?

I've never been a "workspace user" but now I'm starting to feel the need to separate my work.. Is it possible, on unity, to only show apps on the running on the current workspace? An example of what ...
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How to move windows around and between monitors, using keyboard short cuts?

On MS Windows we can use Super + Arrow to move a window to the right and the left of the screen, maximize, minimize and even move it to another screen. Is there a way to configure this feature on ...
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Quickly minimize/hide all windows, preferably with mouse - 11.10 specifc

How can I minimize/hide all my windows quickly, same as moving mouse to lower right in Windows XP? I don't want a command-line option. Ideally, I want to move the mouse to trigger it, or perhaps ...
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Is there a Command + ` equivalent (cycle through windows)?

On the Mac, I use Command+` (the tilde) to cycle through windows in the current application (eg terminal or chrome). It's like Alt+Tab except only for the current application's windows. Possibly for ...
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How can I set up a keyboard shortcut to 'Aero Snap' windows in Gnome Shell?

I realize Ubuntu uses Unity as its shell but this question is specific to gnome shell running on top of Ubuntu: Is there any way to use the 'aero snap' functionality in gnome shell to pin windows to ...
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How to set application lens as default in Unity Dash view and search results?

I want to open the Application lens in the Unity Dash as the default lens, since I much more open a programm then searching for a Wikipedia article, the weather or anything else the Home lens offers. ...
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votes
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ThinkPad workaround for no “super” key

My ThinkPad x43 has no Super key. Most of the keyboard shortcuts in 11.04 use this button: What are Unity's keyboard and mouse shortcuts? What to do with Unity now? Is there a way to map the Fn ...
9
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Mouse gestures for Unity desktop

I liked the mouse gesture of Windows 7 to minimize all open windows except the active one. Can I have that kind of gestures to use in Unity. or What are the mouse gestures available for Unity?
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gnome-do style keyboard shortcuts in Unity

Will the Unity launcher in 10.10 UNE have gnome-do style keyboard shortcuts? i.e. Super+Spacebar for quick search and application launch If not, can it be customized to allow this?
7
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Clicking on nautilus opens new window rather than opened ones [closed]

Whenever I click on Nauitlus (Home) icon with one opened window, it always opens new rather than showing me opened ones. Is there any tweak for this?
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Setting to only show applications of current workspace in launcher?

Is it possible to have the opened applications of the current workspace in the launcher but not the ones from other workspaces?
7
votes
2answers
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How do you invoke the HUD?

I've just upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 and would like to try out the new Heads-up Display (HUD) interface. How do I make it show up?
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1answer
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How to move a window between monitors with Gnome Shell? [duplicate]

I see this question is "answered" by stating that there is no way to do this in GNOME: How to move windows around and between monitors, using keyboard short cuts? I have doubts that it should be ...
3
votes
3answers
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How to minimize a fullscreen app?

I would like to be able to minimize fullscreen applications using Alt-Tab, like on Windows. It is irritating that I can't do it, because when I am playing a game and I have a message in skype, I can'...
4
votes
3answers
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Is there a shortcut in Unity to hide/unhide the Launcher?

I think it would be convenient to be able to hide/unhide the Launcher from a keyboard shortcut. then I am not forced to use the mouse to do so. I could hide the Launcher and maximize a window all from ...

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