2
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1answer
41 views

Ubuntu 14.04 mouse and window focus issues

So I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 tonight and I'm having this weird issue with my mouse and window focus. I can't seem to click on any Unity Launcher icons. More over I can't click on unfocused ...
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0answers
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How do I add a border around windows but keep the Ambiance theme?

I seem to live my life in the terminal - many terminals in-fact. I also love the Ambiance theme - but the new borderless windows does not provide the visual differentiation I'm used to (the same ...
0
votes
2answers
49 views

fast move window in ubuntu with keyboard

yes i know about alt+f7 shortcut, but moving with arrows is too slow. also it used to work (fast move to the left/right) with shift-left/right on previous LTS 10.04, but currently on 12.04 doesn't ...
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0answers
35 views

System Monitor, Settings and other windows have no decoration

I've been using Ubuntu 13.10 for a reasonable amount of time now, and I have never encountered this issue before. One day the frame (the part with the close, minimize and maximize buttons) just ...
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0answers
34 views

Problem with Ambience and Radiance

I have a bug with windows borders, like on a screenshot. These bug affects inly Radiance and Ambiance themes. Replacing theme files from another Ubuntu pc doesnt help. Bug affects to all users, even ...
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vote
0answers
52 views

12.04 ctrl-alt-8/2 window snap problems only with terminal window

I'm running a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04, I have dual screens running on an nvidia gtx 760 running 331.49 drivers. Not sure whether this is relevant or not, but I have only the launcher bar enabled ...
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votes
0answers
69 views

Unity panel and window buttons (close, min, max) bug

Ok so this question has two parts.. The first being (what I think is a bug) when a window is maximized the title-bar (with title and window buttons) does not disappear so there is a title and window ...
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2answers
125 views

How do I change the close/maximise/minimise button sizes in 13.10?

How could I change the button size for the window controls. I'm using a touch screen and I'm having difficulty hitting the right one. I've tried adjusting fonts but this does not help. Any ideas ...
0
votes
1answer
260 views

Ubuntu 13.10 not usable because of focus problems

I tried to set up Ubuntu 13.10, but there are massive focus problems which make it unusable. It don't seems to have something to do with Unity where I found something about focus problems in the web. ...
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0answers
24 views

13-10-black-borders-black-terminal [duplicate]

I have the same problem as 13.10 - Black borders, black terminal. Found that I was able to use xterm, however the suggestions I found did not solve this problem. Upgrade till Ubuntu 13.10 64bit on ...
2
votes
1answer
130 views

Ubuntu 12.04 window management bug with Grid/Put and multiple displays

In Ubuntu CompizConfig Settings Manager, there are two very useful window management plugins. "Grid" does essentially the same thing (and then some) that Windows Aero "snap" does. Via mouse actions ...
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0answers
31 views

restoring original colors of grayed out window

When a program is not responding its window gays out (like a transparent gray layer). But sometimes the color of that window doesn't restore after it responds again. For example when I open firefox ...
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0answers
45 views

Ubuntu Desktop Messed up!

Recently I started getting this weird rendering bug. I don't know where it came from, but it just started happening. I wasn't even able to think of a name of what may be the cause, so I wasn't able to ...
1
vote
1answer
578 views

How to disable unity window open/close animation? (No third party software)

I am wondering how I can disable the maximize/minimize animation for ubuntu 13.10. I know there are other questions like this, but they are either directed to different ubuntu types, (Kubuntu, etc) or ...
3
votes
0answers
64 views

Spread windows not working on minimized applications

When I'm using "SUPER" + "W" to spread all running windows I only see the applications that are not minimized and the others are just nothing as seen on picture below. I have 5 applications running ...
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0answers
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always show Windows controls even when moxamized [duplicate]

When a window is maximized the windows controls(close,minimize,..) are hidden until you hover over them. Which will be annoyance especially to my mother in the transition from the old Ubuntu(not ...
2
votes
1answer
376 views

Can't move a window in Unity (it's stuck)!

Silly question, but I can't move my steam friends list window, the top bar is somehow underneath the main bar of unity at the top. In Windows you can right-click (or shift-click in Windows 7) and ...
0
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0answers
206 views

Alternative to superswitcher? (alt-tab replacement)

I am looking for an alternative to superswitcher that has the following features: -order windows in a consistent manner (e.g. by alphabet; not by most recently used) -optional: search window names ...
0
votes
1answer
68 views

windows change of workspace themselves

I'm in Ubuntu 13.04 64 bits and I've noticed that my windows change of workspace themselves, that's very annoying and I want to fix it. I couldn't say when it changes exactly. But I've noticed that ...
0
votes
1answer
276 views

Changing window background color by theming

I am a bit confused about this in theme tutorials, but how would I go about changing the color of windows in Unity. I mean the File, Edit, etc. Bars to a different color and other colors related to ...
0
votes
0answers
108 views

Sudden change of default keyboard shortcuts and window behaviour

Until recently Super + left arrow made the active window maximize in the left half of the desktop; analogously Super + right arrow made the active window maximize in the right half of the desktop. ...
3
votes
1answer
219 views

Can't use window controls on maximized windows

When I maximise a window and hover my mouse where the window controls should be, they do not appear however if I hover my mouse over the file menu bar, they do appear but as soon as I move my mouse ...
0
votes
3answers
41 views

Misaligned buttons?

I have been installed ubuntu-gnome package, then modifying the Unity themes, and that button is misaligned now. Before After What should I do? Note I'm using 13.04.
3
votes
2answers
609 views

Can Snap-Windows be set up for 4 windows instead of just 2?

The title might need some adjusting but what I am trying to say is that, when one drags a window to the left or right side of the screen, it resizes to fill that half of the screen. So if I drag 2 ...
0
votes
1answer
88 views

Ubuntu/Unity: unminimize all windows

How could I unminimize all windows (at least of the current workspace)? I basically want to show on the desktop all the opened windows.
1
vote
1answer
60 views

strange window positioning after launcher click

There is a strange and annoying thing in 12.04LTS: Sometimes (quite often indeed) when I click a launcher icon of an application that is running in a unity desktop different from the one I'm actually ...
2
votes
1answer
48 views

How to manually re-saturate a window after it has been unresponsive

When Ubuntu detects that an application is unresponsive, the window loses colour and shows gets a somewhat 'dimmed' appearance. Normally once the application starts responding again the colour comes ...
2
votes
0answers
153 views

Why does CTRL key resize window in Unity desktop?

I have an almost out-of-the-box install of 12.04 Precise. I am familiar with assigning and reassigning keyboard shortcuts, as I interact with my computer almost entirely through the keyboard. I am ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

How do I enable live window resizing in Ubuntu 13.04?

In Ubuntu 13.04 when you resize an application window by clicking with the mouse on any of its borders the whole window area gets covered by an orange transparent film; if then the mouse cursor is ...
0
votes
1answer
164 views

12.04 Unity 2D - dragging windows barely works

I'm currently running 12.04 in VMWare Player on a Windows 7 64bit machine and I'm experiencing a lot of trouble with dragging windows around. One of my biggest issues is that very often I'll snap a ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Shortcuts no longer work for move window to left/right of screen in 12.04

I used to be able to send windows to the left/right half of the screen with ctrl-windows-left and ctrl-windows-right in 12.04. Now the left/right shortcuts do not work, but ctrl-windows-up / down ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

How to resize windows with alt+right click instead of alt+middle click in Ubuntu 13.04

The title says it all. I want to resize windows with an right click while holding the alt key, instead of the new default alt+middle click. I have found no way to enable this behaviour in 13.04. The ...
3
votes
0answers
363 views

Save and restore window positions

Here is my configuration: Ubuntu 12.04 (with Unity) Laptop External screen to use the laptop in dual screen mode Several windows spread on both screens and on 4 workspaces When I have meetings I ...
2
votes
2answers
380 views

How do I open a terminal in unity without window's top bar?

I would like (in Unity) to open a terminal as startup application; I created a simple script gnome-terminal --profile=Startup --geometry 40x24+920+300 and put it in my startup applications. Anyway ...
0
votes
1answer
254 views

How to drag full screen window to the other workspace in unity

As the title I can drag the window to the other workspace if the window is not full screen. I need restore the window first before I move it to the other workspace. Any shortcut?
8
votes
2answers
144 views

Window is hidden but process is running

How may I restore the windows for a given pid? It would be useful in some situations where the window of a certain program disappears (happens to me sometimes). For example, every time when i'm ...
2
votes
1answer
880 views

Ubuntu 12.10, cannot resize any window

I am using the unity interface and i usally work with maximized windows. However lately i noticed that i cannot resize windows. I can get them maximized and to normal state. When in normal state i ...
1
vote
1answer
233 views

Why does window buttons appear twice in Chrome/Chromium? [duplicate]

After following some beginners tips/tricks for Ubuntu 12.10, I noticed that Chrome/Chromium windows shows the minimize, maximize and close button twice. I tried undoing what I did, but that didn't fix ...
2
votes
2answers
185 views

Application window never appears (Gnome SSH Tunnel Manager)

I'm having an issue with gSTM failing to generate a window, it opened once, prior to a reboot, and I had moved it to Workspace 3 (not sure if this is relevant) I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 with a pretty ...
6
votes
3answers
1k views

How to remove fade effect when “Hiding all normal windows” with CTRL+ALT+D shortcut (show desktop)?

I'm using Unity on 12.10, with most of the Compiz Effects disabled. I'd like to remove the fade effect when using the CTRL+ALT+D default shortcut to show the desktop. The effect consists in fading out ...
1
vote
1answer
51 views

How to implicitly raise windows under Unity?

I open System Settings. Then I do something else and thus hide the System Settings window. I forget that I have left System Settings open. Now I again try to open System Settings, but it does not ...
1
vote
0answers
513 views

How to move Window control buttons to unity panel?

Ubuntu 12.04 I have tried doing this by Compiz and Ubuntu Tweak tools but haven't been able to find the option... Is it possible to move the window control buttons (x [ ] and - ) to the very top left ...
3
votes
1answer
461 views

How do you move the window controls to the window when maximized [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to remove maximized window controls/title from top panel in Unity I want to move my window controls (close, maximize, minimize) back to the current window ...
1
vote
1answer
229 views

Force All Windows To Open At A Set Resolution ('width x height' pixels)

Is it possible to force all application windows to open at a specific resolution (i.e. a set specific size like 1280x720 pixels)?
5
votes
1answer
189 views

How to stop windows from moving past the edge of a workspace?

I would like to stop windows from entering into neighbouring workspaces. I would like each window to be self contained inside the current workspace. Also, how can I stop windows from going ...
1
vote
0answers
75 views

Ubuntu 12.10 transparent window title bar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I adjust the transparency of the top panel? I would like to set transparency to window title bar in Ubuntu 12.10. I used settings in gconf-editor->apps->gwd and ...
1
vote
0answers
358 views

Unity randomly fails to start

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal on a machine that is more than powerful enough to support unity. First off, my setup: GUI boot is disabled. I boot into tty after which I use sudo lightdm to get ...
1
vote
1answer
464 views

Disable alt + tab moving windows by itself

Whenever I press Alt + Tab , Unity moves the window I'm switching to so that the whole window is inside the screen. This behavior is excruciatingly annoying because I often move a window (usually text ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

unity window launcher [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why can't I use the Unity launcher icon to minimize applications/windows? What is the easiest way to make unity 3D reduce an application if the icon is clicked upon ...
1
vote
1answer
145 views

Unity Launcher send to back feature

Clicking on a running application's icon in the unity Launcher it brings the application to the front. This is similar behavior to the old gnome taskbar except that in the old taskbar if I clicked a ...