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0answers
16 views

New windows open below visible one

Every time a new window is opened, gnome likes to force it below the current one so I have to go to the taskbar and restore it. I can tolerate a lot of stuff but I open new windows way too often ...
3
votes
0answers
71 views

How can I make window movement more precise while dragging?

I'd like to know if I can make the dragging of windows/items on the screen more precise. As of, the dragging of windows is very vague. For instance, it's as if the window has some sort of virtual ...
1
vote
0answers
122 views

GNOME Shell 3.6.3.1 Problem With Windows Becoming Unresponsive

I have GNOME Shell 3.6.3.1 with compiz enabled. Everything works great for the most part, but I do have an issue whether I have compiz enabled or not. I am using fallback classic and whenever a ...
0
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0answers
197 views

I can not close windows/directory in Ubuntu

Tengo un problema con Ubuntu GNOME 13.04. Luego de instalar GNOME en mi ubuntu lo configure completamente pero ahora cuando abro ventanas de directorios no puedo usar los botones de minimizar, ...
0
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2answers
386 views

Is possible to split an nautilus window in horizontal?

The window splits vertically when we press the F3 key, it's possible to split the window horizontally?
0
votes
0answers
97 views

Problem with minimizing windows

I installed gnome shell from the official repo and after restarting , when i open a window (Either in gnome or unity) and try to minimize it , it freezes until i press Alt + Tab and when to maximize ...
4
votes
1answer
437 views

How do I remove the window borders from modal dialogs in Cinnamon?

System: Ubuntu 13.04, with Cinnamon 1.8. Whenever a modal dialog like the one below (password prompt in GDebi) pops up, it always has an annoying border around it. Is there any way to fix this? I ...
0
votes
1answer
189 views

Shortcut to switch to app

Is it possible to focus an opened app instance/window using a command? I'd like to assign a keyboard shortcut as to quickly switch to a specific app. I want shortcuts for: chromium (now it opens a ...
1
vote
1answer
394 views

Theme isnt changing using Gnome Tweak Tool

In 12.04 I used Unity and was able to change the theme with the gnome-tweak-tool. Since the update to 12.10 I use gnome and try to change the theme however nothing changes except the top bar which I ...
3
votes
1answer
686 views

Google Chrome with GNOME

I've used Windows for a long time, and I'm used to that Maximize, Minimize and Close buttons are on the upper right corner of a window. I fixed that in GNOME. But, it doesn't affect Google Chrome. Is ...
0
votes
1answer
675 views

How to make alt-w close current tab, not current window, in Gnome Shell

I'm trying Gnome Shell, after moving over from Unity. In Unity, I'd press ctrl+w to close the current tab, and alt+F4 to close the current window (e.g. in gedit and Firefox). Now, in Gnome Shell, ...
0
votes
2answers
534 views

How to Close Windows (And Applications) by Middle-Click

While browsing the web, I always close tabs using the middle-click and I'm wondering, would it be possible to close applications and windows by middle-click (Example: By clicking on the title bar) ? ...
7
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
195 views

Problem with gconf-editor no button_layout key

My gconf_editor has no button_layout key or any other key only the theme name key is there.
3
votes
3answers
1k views

How to disable the “roll up” / “shade” keyboard shortcut in Gnome 3 (after upgrading to 12.04)?

I am using Gnome 3. After upgrading from 11.10 to 12.04, "Ctrl-Alt-S" was reclaimed for use in toggling the shaded state of a window. I have checked the following places, and I haven't been able to ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

Choppy window movement in Gnome 3.4

I have been using Gnome 3.2 since Ubuntu 11.10 was released and it has always been perfectly smooth and performed extremely well, much better than Unity. After doing a clean installation of Ubuntu ...
4
votes
3answers
4k views

Is it possible to have window transparency in Mutter/Gnome Shell?

I really like the transparency effects in compiz with GNOME2 and wanted to know if there was any way (I'm assuming without using compizconfig) to have some kind of transparency in the windows. Is ...
11
votes
2answers
13k views

How can I get transparent window borders / titlebars in GNOME Shell?

There are plenty of GNOME Shell themes with transparent panels, and I might want a transparent window border / titlebar theme to go with it. The closest thing I can think of is Emerald, but that only ...
1
vote
1answer
311 views

Is there any way to leave window in the foreground in GNOME Shell when it loses focus?

My ideal situation: Given a full screen window w/o focus (in the background) and a smaller window w/ focus (in the foreground), I'd like to be able to mouse over the full screen window to give it ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Change the window title text color to match the theme

I'm using gnome-shell. I've tried gnome-color-chooser and gnome tweak, but gnome-color-chooser does not work on GTK3 and, as far as I know, nor does it work on GTK2; the option isn't in gnome tweak. I ...
3
votes
1answer
397 views

How to keep window always on active workspace?

I'm using VLC to play a music video. I use a lot of workspaces and I would like to keep it open and pinned on top on the active workspace. Is it possible?
0
votes
1answer
910 views

Cannot theme windows in Advanced Settings in GNOME 3.2

I am running gnome 3.2.1 and am trying to configure my themes under the Advanced Settings Menu. All of the options, (Shell theme, cursor, icon, GTK) work correcly and are themed accept for the Window ...
9
votes
3answers
4k views

Can I hide the title bar of MPlayer in gnome?

I'm on a 10.04 machine with MPlayer, version SVN-r1.0~rc3+svn20090426-4.4.3. When you invoke MPlayer from the command line to show a file, it displays the file within a window. This bar has a title, ...
6
votes
1answer
3k views

Reinstate window snapping feature after reverting to Gnome Classic

How do I get the window snapping feature working again after reverting to Gnome Classic on 11.10 like suggested in this answer to How to revert to Gnome Classic
3
votes
1answer
1k views

How do I make my windows minimize like a Mac in classic Gnome?

How do I make my ubuntu windows do this?
7
votes
5answers
3k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
477 views

Is there a way to group 2 or 3 gui windows so that they don't get lost behind other open windows?

For instance floating panels and main window in Gimp are independent windows. If I change focus to a full window (e.g. Firefox by doing Alt-Shift) and go back to the main Gimp window I don't get back ...