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The script below can be used as an additional functionality to the "resize-to-quarter" option in 14.04. It can be run with the arguments: "left", "right", "up", "down", to further cut the quarter in eights. What it does If you have your window moved to the quarter of your screen: the script will cut the window in half, either the left, right, top or ...


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The SeatDefaults section, as expected, set the default values. However, once a user has already logged, the session they used (even if it was the default left unchanged) is taken as their session choice. So changes to SeatDefaults no longer apply to them. They'll have to manually select the session from the menu next to their username (usually a gear icon).


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There is Super+W shortcut which will show expo of all the currently open windows, though that will include other applications. This comes by default, and doesn't require any changes, so perhaps it's a simplest option available. Among other things, you could position windows on right and left halves of the screen with Ctrl+Super+Left/Right buttons, and ...


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About the question With the right tools, it is not very complicated to "just" raise all windows of an application. It is a bit more complicated to make sure only the windows of the current viewport are raised. The real challenge however is to find a convenient way to make the action available to the user. Below five options to take care of that, to show ...


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The Freewins plugin for compiz is supposed to be able to do that. The support status of the plugin is a bit unclear. It can be installed by typing apt-get install compiz-plugins, but for a long time I could not figure out how to get it to do anything other than cause selected windows to "permanently" lose focus until compiz is restarted. An answer from ...



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