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Figured it out, for some reason this system is requiring me to set the cursor name in my .xinitrc. So I added this line to my .xinitrc. xsetroot -cursor_name left_ptr Whats weird is my other system does not have this line in it's .xinitrc and the cursor is behaving normally. Both are running compiz as the WM.


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I am still searching for a convenient method, but I found a workaround. It is possible to use xprop to set the necessary properties to make any window behave like a docked panel. This worked with Slack and is compatible with most window managers. Reserve 300px on the right side of your screen. xprop -f _NET_WM_STRUT 32c -set _NET_WM_STRUT 0,300,0,0 ...


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I have this corner tiling option available in Xubuntu 14.04 with Xfce 4.12. Go to Window Manager > Keyboard. There you will see options for Tile window to the top-left etc.


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Script to look up possible window(s) of given pid, then show, minimize or close it Since you mention the command line, the script below runs in a terminal window. You run it with the pid as an argument, e.g.: python3 /path/to/script.py 1234 Subsequently, a window (list) appears, of which you can choose a (list-) number and type an option to perform on ...


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On some of the newer login screens, the selection icon can be located in an icon bar near the upper right corner of the screen.


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The problem is your Desktop Environment i.e. Unity, is a plugin of the Window Manager Compiz. Similarly GNOME 3 is a plugin of Mutter. So thing is that, the menus of your Window Manager are tightly coupled to the Dash of the Desktop Environment, which can be only done via a plugin. If there were a Unity plugin for Mutter or Kwin or other Window ...


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I managed to get it working. I just appended the following to my i3 Config file: # Multimedia Keys #increase sound volume bindsym XF86AudioRaiseVolume exec --no-startup-id amixer -D pulse sset Master 5%+ #decrease sound volume bindsym XF86AudioLowerVolume exec --no-startup-id amixer -D pulse sset Master 5%- # mute sound bindsym XF86AudioMute exec ...


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This is just an addition to the answer from Andrea Zonca. Install GNOME Shell extension Put Windows Execute gnome-shell-extension-prefs from terminal Go to the settings of Put Windows Configure it, done.


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1. Start up nautilus with a maximized window To start nautilus with a maximized window, you can use the script below: #!/usr/bin/env python3 import subprocess import time import sys def w_list(): try: pid = subprocess.check_output(["pgrep", "nautilus"]).decode("utf-8").strip() w_list = subprocess.check_output(["wmctrl", ...


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Nautilus remembers the windows size. Start it normally and maximize it, then close it. Now when you type nautilus in terminal, it will open up maximised. Tested on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.


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Replace (parts of) window titles with wmctrl Since my own answer using the application's translation file wasn't sufficient for several cases for me, I built upon Jacob Vlijm's solution and modified his script to replace certain strings in window titles. I hope it's okay to post this a separate answer. Credits go to Jacob Vlijm for the idea and setting up ...



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