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0answers
196 views

Gnome-classic, new windows remain buried behind other window

I have recently moved from ARCH Linux to Ubuntu 11.10. I switched to using Gnome-Classic and noticed strange behaviours with the windows whenever I open them. I have setup Launchers on the Panel to ...
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1answer
469 views

Alt+F10 to maximise window in 12.04 with gnome-classic no effects?

How can I use Alt+F10 to maximise window in 12.04 with gnome-classic no effects? I was able to use it in 11.10, but now, if I am in gnome-terminal and I want to maximise it, I get a symbol ;3~ and ...
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1answer
490 views

Can't disable active window's transparency | Hover effect not working

I'm having a problem right now with my window frames' opacity settings. For some reason the active window very often (but not always) has a half-transparent title bar. This is really distracting but ...
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326 views

Xen 4.1 + NVidia driver = Unity has no window decorations [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 with Unity. I installed XEN and booted its kernel. The machine booted normally. However, when I started Unity (3D), there were no window decorations. I tried Unity 2D and ...
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2answers
577 views

Resize window to half width

Is there an easy / convenient way to resize any window on Kubuntu to half width of the screen? With todays wide screen monitors, I have enough space to fit two windows side by side, but I never do ...
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vote
1answer
128 views

Prevent a window from being active on screen directly after being launched

is it possible with ubuntu oneiric to choose if a window/application will be "active on screen" or not once it is launched? once upon a time, i was using debian and i could choose not (ie every new ...
3
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1answer
839 views

Intermittent temporary GUI freeze in Ubuntu 11.10 [closed]

I've been using Ubuntu 11.10 for a month or so. In the last week it's started freezing randomly (every few hours or minutes). I can still move the mouse and switch to other terminals with ctrl+alt. I ...
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1answer
203 views

Maximizing window makes content disappear

I am working on a DV9700 HP laptop. I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 and the proprietary drivers for the Nvidia Geforce 7150M / nForce 630m. When maximing ANY window, this means the terminal, nautilus, ...
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1answer
405 views

cairo-dock icons degrade to question marks over time

In an up to date 11.10 the Cairo-Dock icons gradually become blue ? circle icons after a few hours or days after restart. The launchers still work when clicked, but they become harder to identify as ...
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3answers
1k views

How do I move a window when two-finger scroll is enabled?

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my MacBook Pro, and I have enabled two-finger scroll. Now I'm unable to move a window with the trackpad, which is usually done by click-and-holding the window title ...
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votes
3answers
2k views

Force disable snapping windows

How can I reliably disable snapping windows? When I drag a window around by its titlebar and near the upper edge, it tints and wants to maximize if I let go of the mouse then (trying to park my app ...
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2answers
8k views

How do I enable mouseover window focusing? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set focus follows mouse? I am trying to enable the feature where a window becomes focused (whether in foreground or background) when the mouse hovers over it. ...
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2answers
275 views

How do I focus an “urgent” application?

Sometimes applications will wiggle in the launcher and have a blue triangle. (See compiz config settings for Unity.) How can I set a keyboard command to bring that application to the front in Ubuntu ...
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0answers
206 views

How can I get my windows to remember the last window location? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remember last window location I want to ask the same question for Ubuntu 11.10... how can I configure Ubuntu 11.10 to start all program windows at the last window ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Expo and Workspace shortcut Super + S not working

It says here and here that the keyboard shortcut for expo mode of all windows, while zooming out on workspaces, is Super+S. However, when I push the command it just zooms out the workspaces; it does ...
0
votes
1answer
956 views

Help with compiz window borders

I tried to make a small change in my Compiz settings, and set off a whole chain of chaos. I don't like the application switcher that I had, that switched between whole applications on Alt-tab rather ...
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vote
3answers
1k views

11.10 : no window manager, no applications, just tty

logged into my ubuntu account and found myself on a screen with just my desktop background and nothing else. pressing the volume buttons displays the indicator, and i can get to a tty session but i ...
3
votes
4answers
836 views

Wrong window focus behaviour in Unity, but not GNOME Shell

I just upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10, and I'm noticing a strange window behaviour that I can't seem to fix. Basically it seems like all windows have focus, as shown in this screenshot: It happens ...
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1answer
49 views

Closing one window sends others to the background

After updating to 11.10, if I have a few non-fullscreen windows on top of a fullscreen window, if I close one of the non-fullscreen windows, the other non-fullscreen windows are pushed behind the ...
6
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3answers
1k views

How to prevent launcher from influencing window placement?

As I understand it, in Ubuntu 11.04 setting the AutoHide setting on Compiz Config - Unity (see here) not only hid the launcher but prevented the launcher from influencing window placement. However, ...
9
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2answers
4k views

After the removal of Ubuntu Classic in 11.10, will I be able to install it once again?

After Ubuntu Classic is removed in 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot), will I be able to re-install it?