A window action that collapses the active window which causes it to disappear from view and appear only in the taskbar or launcher.

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Compiz: give focus to previous window after minimizing

After I minimize a window (by clicking on the - button in the titlebar), I need to get focus on the previously active window. This is what normally happens in Metacity and in its fork, Marco. However ...
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Wine programs disappearing as soon as they're open

I have a couple of programs installed using Wine 1.7 and when I open them, they open up and run in the background OK. As soon as I click on them to actually go into it, they immediately get minimised, ...
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Is there any command to minimize windows? [duplicate]

I work all-around in Ubuntu 14.04 with many programs opened, among them the terminal. It would be very useful to me a command to minimize and maximize windows.I have searched in the web using various ...
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Minimize icon is corrupted when windows inactive

Minimize icon is corrupted when windows inactive I can include any other information that may prove to be relevant as needed, but I can't really think of where to start looking. $uname -a Linux ...
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How to minimize all windows from command line in LXDE?

I need to minimize all windows from command line, I have heard about wmctrl -k on but I think it will only work for gnome, is there any possibility of doing this?
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How to start Viber minimized on system startup?

I use ViberIndicator to start Viber with correctly display tray icon on Ubuntu 15.10. Then I added viberIndiator to startups applications Viber start with displaying last dialog window. How to start ...
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How can I prevent an application window from opening in background?

On my Ubuntu 15.10 Rhythmbox frequently, but not always, opens its main window in the background when launching it through the Unity launcher icon (see below). How can I force this application to ...
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Dconf editor won't save my minimize speed changes upon reboot

Here is my problem: I want the window minimize animation in Ubuntu 15.10 to be slower so I set the "minimize-count" to 0, the "minimize-fast-duration" to 700, the "minimize-slow-duration" to 700 and ...
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How can I run a program on startup, minimized?

I just want Telegram to be run and I have added it to startup apps. The point is that I need it to be minimized. Any commands?
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How to bring back minimize and maximize buttons in Gnome 3

I have recently installed Ubuntu Gnome which has the latest version of Gnome 3 running on it, and I have noticed that on windows there are no minimize buttons, and no maximize buttons, although I can ...
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Telegram at Startup?

I've installed the latest Telegram App (v 0.8.32) On my Ubuntu 14.04. I want Telegram to run minimized at startup in Tray and show me new messages but I can't because In the app settings there isn't ...
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How to increase size of minimize, maximize and close button in ubuntu 14.04?

How to increase size of minimize, maximize and close button in ubuntu 14.04? Is is possible to change shape of these icons from round to square?
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Problems with minimizing and closing windows in Ubuntu 15.04

I sometimes have problems if I close or minimize windows in Ubuntu 15.04. If I want to close the window or minimize it, the system gets stuck and I can no longer click on anything. Only with the ...
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Home folder keeps re-opening

So I click on my file cabinet button at left, home folder comes up (OK). I access whatever drive I like, then minimize the new folder (OK). Click the file cabinet button again to restore the folder, ...
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How Can I Change Close/Minimize/Max buttons in unity?

I am working on a Linux distro and I was wondering how I can change the images of close/minimize/max buttons. I do not want to move them. Just change the style. Thanks for your help in advanced!
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14.04 Desktop Unresponsive When Applications Minimized

Ive read quite a few very similar issues on here as what follows, though none match the exact symptoms Im experiencing. After a recent update, Ive noticed that when I minimize all my application ...
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No task bar appearing

this is pretty strange and I have no idea if I just pressed something, or if something is wrong with Ubuntu its self, but for some reason I have no task bar, the top bar, or even exit/minimize/full ...
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how to make apps minimize to dock?

I installed mac themes for ubuntu 12.04 and cairo dock. I want apps to minimize to cairo dock instead of the unity panel. Before anyone recommends docky, I tried it and it had a lot of bugs. So is ...
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How can I start a program minimised, and restore maximised?

There are various options to start a program minimised, or to start a program maximised and they work well, but I'm always looking for new challenges. If I start a program minimised using the Devil's ...
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How can I start a script in a minimised Gnome Terminal?

I can start a command in a new Gnome Terminal as follows: nohup gnome-terminal --window-with-profile=Background --command ls >/dev/null 2>&1& (Based on ...
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Why does my computer crash when I minimise the last window?

I am runnung Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. If I have a few windows open (say four to six, not a large amount), and minimise all by pressing Ctrl+Super+D, they all minimise immediately with no problems. However, ...
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how to get genome 3 on ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit [duplicate]

i dont know that whether i am using unity launcher or any other launcher but it is clear that i have never made any changes in my ubuntu but now i want to get genome 3 in my desktop can any one give ...
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Is there a plugin for Rhythmbox to exit on close?

Is there a way for me to get Rhythmbox to exit when I press the exit button? If not, is there a way to remove the exit button all together? I keep getting tripped up trying to close the music ...
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How can I show all non-minimized windows?

I am running Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 with Unity. It has some great keyboard combos for navigating about my various windows. Super + W shows all open windows. Alt + Tab lets me scroll through ...
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Cairo dock workspace switcher and weblet dissapear on minimize

Today I discovered that there is a keyboard shortcut (by default) for minimizing windows in Ubuntu 12.04. The shortcut key is Ctrl + Alt + 0. I was trying to minimize windows and suddenly I minimized ...
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Hide all normal windows shortcut is not working in Ubuntu 13.10

Hide all normal windows shortcut is not working. It is currently set to Alt+Ctrl+D. And changing the shortcut doesn't help (tried Super+D, Alt+Esc). However other shortcuts work fine (even from the ...
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Launcher Minimized Window

I open a windows and minimize it. Then, I want to open the minimized window so I click on the Files icon on the launcher but It opens /home/user again. How can I fix it? Thanks in advance.
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Problem with BAM huawei linux mobile partner

After minimizing the Huawei Linux Mobile Parnter window I can't restore it. Commonly it must minimize to tray, but then it vanishs (but the connection still work). What can I do? (Distributor ID: ...
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Ubuntu Unity's dodge does not work after the update (12.04)

Ubuntu Unity's dodge does not work after today's update in Ubuntu 12.04. These commands do not help: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ikarosdev/unity-revamped sudo add-apt-repository ppa:garhuy/unity
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13.04 Application minimizing choppy & freezing

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 on my 13" Macbook (2008 model) and I have been running it on 13.04 since its release and have not had one problem with it yet. About 2 weeks ago I began messing around with ...
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Stop Screenlets from minimizing (in gnome shell)

I know there is a similar question already (Stop Screenlets from minimizing) but the solution for the question uses compizconfig-settings-manager which doesn't work with Gnome Shell. Is there any ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Terminal closes when minimized

My terminal window closes when minimized or when I maximize other program window. This is not useful when coping and pasting commands lines... Also the terminal window do not appear in the launch ...
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can't minimize Firefox in 13.04 (LiveDVD) [closed]

Largely enjoyed my experience with 64-bit 13.04 from the LiveDVD - seems quite faster than 12.04's Unity! However, Firefox froze when I minimized it, then kind of tried to 'come back' after a few ...
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Minimized windows to appear as “half-icons” in hidden launcher

I was wondering if there is a way of having the minimized windows displayed in launcher as "half icons"? Something like this: but for all applications. I like to have the launcher hidden most of ...
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How to make programs minimize when you click on them on the launcher [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I just want the programs to minimize like they do on the Windows 7 taskbar, if that gives you a idea of what I am talking about.
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Gedit not found on launchbar when I minimize, Ubuntu 12.10.

I updated from 12.04 to 12.10, and when I minimize gedit, it doesn't show up in the launch bar. The only way I'm able to get it back is to open one of the files that has already been opened in gedit. ...
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Minimize windows without them going black and white

I recently updated to KDE 4.10. Now when I minimize windows, the task manager shows them being black and white. I find this very annoying since I tend to find windows primarily based on colors, not ...
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Unable to install Unity Revamped (ppa:ikarosdev/unity-revamped)

I intend to use a forked version of unity (ppa:ikarosdev/unity-revamped) over the original one. The problem I'm facing is that the forked version is 5.18.0-0ubuntu1 and the original one is ...
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Kubuntu uses random minimize effects

I'm using Kubuntu 12.04 with KDE 4.10 however this issue is also present on my other machines running stock KDE from Kubuntu 12.04 and 12.10. I'm using the Nvidia currrent-updates driver. The problem ...
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Keyboard shortcut reset every other reboot

I'm all for using default shortcuts for basic task — you'll avoid conflict and know the default keys when using another Ubuntu computer. One exception is the minimize window keyboard shortcut: ...
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Start rhythmbox minimized [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to start Rhythmbox minimized? I'm on Quantal (12.10). I can't find a way to start rhythmbox minimized in the sound menu. How can I do that? Yes, I've seen the ...
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Has the minimize speed been increased in 12.10?

In Ubuntu 12.10, by default, the minimize speed had been kept considerably slow in order to let users know where the window has minimized to... but all of a sudden i noticed that now the speed is as ...
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problem with ubuntu 12.10 minimize animation

I have a small problem with the new ubuntu 12.10 minimize animation. I currently have a laptop and a desktop, both upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10. The problem shows up only on the desktop. When I ...
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Minimize on click , Unity Launcher Ubuntu 12.10 [closed]

On Ubuntu 12.04 i was able to minimize windows by clicking the icon on unity launcher with the help of this ppa : http://www.webupd8.org/2012/05/how-to-get-dodge-windows-and-minimize.html Now on ...
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How to minimize a window using mouse in PCManFM?

How can I minimize a window using mouse in PCManFM? I'm using Elementary Desktop Environment in Ubuntu 12.04 Update I tried to bring the minimize button back by opening gconf-editor and change ...
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Minimize window with Docky conflicts with Unity

I'm seeing this unwanted behaviour eversince Unity came to Ubuntu. The Unity's Launcher randomly "steals" the endpoint for the minimizing animations from Docky. In other words, when I click on an icon ...
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Why is my terminal invisible after minimizing it and how can I find it?

I minimized my terminal after doing a repo sync. I cant find it on any desktop now! Please help.
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How to close a window but not actually quit/exit the program

I use Ubuntu 12.04 (Unity). How would I do that when I pressed the close button to Minimize the window, as is the case with Mac OS. The program is closed but is still running in memory until it is ...
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Is it possible to minimize by mouse click? [duplicate]

Is it possible to minimize or close any application or browser by mouse click. If I click any icon on launcher then the application opens but if I click on the same icon then it does not get close or ...
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Would it be possible to minimize current window with hotkey Super+<number_of_window_in_launcher>?

I've been searching about this feature and I didn't found anything. For me is quite intuitive this combo. If you can rise an application from his launcher shortcut, why don't do the same to minimize ...