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is there a way to turn off the drag to maximize thing? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to turn off Compiz's “drag to maximize” behaviour? when you move a window in 11.04 classic desktop and the mouse goes over the top of the window it ...
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Window manager selection not working for one user [closed]

For only one user on the system, the window manager selection in the login screen of ubuntu 11.04 is not working. Irrespective of what I select (I have window maker also installed), unity is the one ...
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Change the window manager unity-2d launches on login

As opposed to this question, I'd like to change the window manager that unity-2d launches when logging in. IOW, when I select a "Unity 2d" session at the greeter screen and log in, I want to change ...
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How do I stop the Unity launcher from hiding behind other windows?

The Unity launcher tends to put itself in the background of any windows sometimes. It does not occur on startup, just randomly after some hours of usage. How do I bring it back to front without ...
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2answers
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How to make the window manager to show the X - [ ] not on left top corner but bottom left or bottom right corner?

Ubuntu 11.04, how can i change the Windows close/minimize/maximize buttons on top left corner to somewhere else like: bottom left corner, bottom right corner? If it's not possible, then I would like ...
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Building Awesome WM, missing dependencies

Trying to compile Awesome Window Manager on 11.04, I've done apt-get build-dep awesome but still get errors about missing dependencies: $ make Running cmake… -- cat -> /bin/cat -- ln -> /bin/ln -- ...
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1answer
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How to make alt-tab diplay names of the program/window title?

When switching between programs using alt-tab I prefer the program/window title to be displayed as well as the picture of the program. This is especially useful when I have multiple editor windows ...
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1answer
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program run with GNOME Alt-F2 dialog doesn't have focus [closed]

I'm using GNOME 3 Shell on Ubuntu Natty (11.04). When I start a new program with Alt-F2, I'd like focus to be on that window. Instead, focus is given not to the previous window which had focus nor to ...
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Prevent Unity from auto-maximizing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Is there a way to turn off “auto-maximize”? How to keep programs from launching maximized? 11.04 On a small netbook screen, it's useful to have windows maximized by ...
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3answers
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Installed Ubuntu 11.04 and now have no frames and/or panels

The day was going fine until I got a notification suggesting that I upgrade to Ubuntu 11.04 and I thought, "sure why not?" The first problem was that I didn't like the new desktop, I wanted my old ...
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1answer
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Using ubuntu classic window manager from USB drive

I am using ubuntu 11.04 from a live USB disk. I created some space on the USB for saving modifications during installation to the USB. I want the default window manager to be ubuntu classic. How can I ...
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1answer
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Strange “gap” at the top of windows when first opened?

The first time a window appears there is a "gap" near the top of the screen, a space where you can see through to the background (or whatever window is underneath). It's really hard to explain, so ...
2
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1answer
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What's the best way to implement a script for tiling windows?

I just upgraded to ubuntu 11.04, and I am looking for a good way to tile windows. What I need is just to move window to the left or right half side of the screen, and bind the actions to some keyboard ...
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2answers
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How do I disable the new invisible border feature (ruins Compiz' Grid plugin)?

A new feature was added recently that adds an invisible border around the windows to grab for resizing (although i thought the new resize grip solved any big issues). This annoys me because it ...