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What happened to ctrl+alt+numpad in Ubuntu 12? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Restore the Ctrl + Alt + Num Pad 4 and 6 window positioning commands? I got used to using Ctrl+Alt+Numpad to move windows around in Ubuntu 11.04. Since I updated to Ubuntu 12....
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Compiz Grid feature abruptly stopped working correctly. Now ctrl +alt + num 4 and num 6 only allow half screen tiling [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Restore the Ctrl + Alt + Num Pad 4 and 6 window positioning commands? I've used the Compiz Grid function for a long time and I generally use it to set my browser to the right ...
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How to make Ctrl-Alt-Num 4 and 6 shortcuts work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 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 ...
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Why don't Ctrl-Alt-Numpad6 and Ctrl-Alt-Numpad4 work anymore? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Restore the Ctrl + Alt + Num Pad 4 and 6 window positioning commands? My favourite standard keyboard shortcut when using Ubuntu 11.10 was Ctrl+Alt+NumPad 4 and Ctrl+Alt+NumPad ...
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How do I reset my Unity configuration?

I've been messing around with Unity and broke something, how do I "start over"?
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What are some of the issues with CCSM and why would I want to avoid it?

I've seen some people complaining about how unstable CompizConfig Settings Manager ("CCSM") is and how it can break people's desktops if they're not careful. What are some of the known problems with ...
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How do I restore the Unity 7 Ctrl-Alt-Numpad combination behaviour on Gnome 3?

By default, instead of doing something useful, the Ctrl-Alt-Numpad key combination in Gnome 3 shoves a window in the specified direction across the entire workspace. These shortcuts do not show in the ...
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16.04 -- Reassign Ctrl + Alt + Numpad 0 (minimize window) shortcut

Is there a way for me to change the Ctrl+Alt+Numpad 0 shortcut using the terminal? I tried listing all gsettings and dconf shortcuts using the answer here, but didn't find the window placement ones ...
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Shortcut for windows resizing and placement [duplicate]

I use two wide monitors for working and I find very useful using the edge screen for resizing and placing my windows (I just drag my windows to the left edge and it is resized and placed in the left ...
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Can no longer position windows with keyboard (Compiz Grid feature broken)

Problem description The compiz grid feature just stopped working a couple of days ago: for instance I used to be able to move a terminal window to the top left corner by pressing <ctrl><alt&...
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Compiz grid stopped supporting anything but half screens

I used to be able to use Compiz to tile windows in quadrants or halves of the screen. It has been a long while since that worked but it finally started to bug me enough that I'd like to troubleshoot ...
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Resize window actions for left and right placement don't work

In previous versions of Ubuntu I could press the combination of keys several times (Ctrl+Alt+Num4 or Num6) to re-size window to different width. Now this functionality doesn't work on Ubuntu 12.04. ...
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Bind Super + Numpad 4 [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and would like to rebind Super + Num4 to "Put window on the left side of the screen" Based upon this question, I was able to setup my binding using the CompizConf Grid ...