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Combining mouse buttons and keybord keys for hotkeys

Question is about mouse buttons customization. I want ctrl, alt, shift to modify my mouse buttons behavior on being pressed. My mouse have 9 buttons, prev, next buttons in it already working. I ...
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ALT+~ shows all instances of an app opened in different virtual desktop / workspace

With latest unity 5.20.0 on 12.04, following behavior is seen. two app instances are open in Desktop-1, another two instance in Desktop-2. If I used one terminal of Desktop-1 and switched desktop to ...
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Desktops on demand windows managers?`

Are there any window managers that function like OS X's? I'm looking to be able to full screen apps and move back and forth between them. I would want to start with one virtual desktop and then I ...
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Virtual desktop on iPad and Windows (VDI)

It would be interesting to have a development desktop in the cloud so I can work from any computer or tablet in the same enviroment. I think of something like amazon workspaces or this ...
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Is it possible to have a separate unity launcher for each virtual workspace?

I was wondering if there was a relatively straight forward (or not) way to have virtual launchers for each virtual workspace. I dislike the way a virtual workspace, say 3, will jump to workspace 1 ...
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How to have a different virtual desktop per physical display?

Context: I've recently switched back to using an external monitor with my laptop. I'm using a 2x2 virtual desktop with the expo plugin. (Actually a 3x3, doesn't matter) I'm currently not satisfied ...
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How to minimize virtual desktop window on Ubuntu?

When I connect to the virtual desktop using a windows 7 machine, I can still minimize it, or use Alt+Tab, or WindowsKey+Tab to switch between virtual desktop and other applications I have running. ...
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Automatic sending of windows to virtual Desktop 2 in plasma

In KDE evironment, I want every LibreOffice document, when opened, goes automatically to virtual Desktop 2 and every Chromium window be on Desktop 1 (whererver they are opened). Is there a way to ...
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How to start gkrellm so that it shows up on all virtual desktops?

I'd like to open the GKrellM system monitor so that it is present on all virtual desktops. How to do that? Using Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty) & classic GNOME (not Unity). Bonus questions: How to skip ...
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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 ...
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Switching workspaces in Xfce issue?

I disabled the applet for desktop workspaces in my Xfce panel (well I actually removed the panel all together), but now Xfce seems to think my 4 workspaces are side-by-side and not splayed out, so the ...
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How to set one Virtual Desktop as the “external monitor” source on 12.04?

On my laptop using 12.04 I would like to have two virtual desktops, one should be visable only to the person using the computer and the other should be the one that is shown when I attach an external ...
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Separate panels for separate workspaces in tint2

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 x64. I have tint2 installed in an attempt to get a GNOME2-like bottom-panel. Suppose I have windows A, B, and C open on Desktop 1, and windows D and E on Desktop 2. Right ...
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How to fix one virtual desktop to my second monitor with KDE?

I have two monitors on a NVIDIA card. KDE combines the second monitor with TWinView to all my virtual desktops. While this is nice I'd rather had an additional virtual desktop (let's say desktop #5) ...