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Restore the Ctrl + Alt + Num Pad 4 and 6 window positioning commands?

Window Placement

Ctrl-Alt-Num 4 - Place window on the left side of the screen.

Ctrl-Alt-Num 6 - Place window on the right side of the screen.

How to make these two shortcuts work.

This wallpaper contains these two shortcuts.

  • are you on a Desktop or Laptop? For these shortcuts to work, you have to use the number-pad. To simulate a number pad on a Laptop you have to use the FN key to switch to number mode. May 28, 2012 at 23:00

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You can try enabling the "Put" compiz plugin using the CompizConf settings manager. You might need to change the key bindings to match your preferences.

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