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Auto-Snap a Terminal (or Nautilus) when Opened [duplicate]

Like 98% of the time I open a Terminal or Nautilus, I want to use it snapped to the right/left... especially if I am using more than one instance of them. Can I configure my Ubuntu to open any ...
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Is it possible to set an application to preferably open in second monitor? [duplicate]

As the title said, I want to set my Firefox application to always open up in second monitor. I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 and default ubuntu driver for NVDIA (noveau I think). In Windows there is ...
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Applications are launched too far left on the screen [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 18.04 LTS 64bit running on a Toshiba laptop. About a week ago, some applications, e.g. Firefox, Aisle Riot Solitaire, KPatience, XTide tide predictor etc. when launched have the top ...
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How do I make the terminal always open in the same place? [duplicate]

When I open a terminal, it appears at a seemingly random spot on my desktop. I then move it to where I want it. How can I either make the terminal appear at the place I last left it, or make it ...
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Grouping application windows in an arranged setup [duplicate]

Is there any application or ways to group multiple open windows together so that they open together in layout it is arranged. For example, If I arrange these application like this then on any icon of ...
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Is there a script (or software) to open an application window on a specific viewport and position?

So, I have 8 virtual Desktops in Unity (with Compiz) because I have many projects I'm working on simultaneously. Problem is, every time I need to reboot or accidentally close Chrome (which ...
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Chrome opens offscreen, does not retain position on close

I recently got a ThinkPad X260 with i7 processor, 16GB RAM, 1920x1080 resolution, and a 500GB Samsung SSD that I put in it. After spending some time distro hopping I have returned to the Canonical ...
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Bash program to open files on a second monitor

I've written a little script in bash that opens a file and then five minutes later closes it. It repeats this procedure on and on. The problem is that whereever the mouse is pointed the program ...
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17.04 How to set default window screen position

Is it possible to set the default window position when an app is opened/launched from coords 0,0 to something else like: (saved) - previously opened coords (custom) custom x,y coords (default) ...
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Save workspace in Unity Ubuntu 16.04

If I have certain applications open and each window positioned and sized in a certain way, can I save then? Also can I lock then to these positions? Ideally I would make icon shortcuts for those ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: Save and Restore Workspace Layout (w/ Multiple Workspaces)

I am using a large 4K monitor with multiple work spaces each having multiple applications. When rebooting Ubuntu 18.04, the locations of the application windows are lost and it takes me several ...
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Launch a window in a half of the screen in Lubuntu

While setting up a configuration for a live Lubuntu, I need to launch (after booting, on startup) a terminal (lxterminal preferred) window in the left half of the screen, and an editor (gedit ...
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Desktop environment that enables split screen shortcut?

At the moment I use Ctrl+Super+←/→ to align windows on my screens with compiz. I don't really like using compiz as I don't like the Alt+Tab feel to switch windows, among other niggles. Are there any ...
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How to make ubuntu remember a windows position and size? (2 Monitors)

Hi everyone so I decided to change to ubuntu 14.04, although I've had some problems (most of which I was able to fix after researching), while I know that linux isn't windows, I want it to save window'...
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Advanced window placement

TLDR I'm looking for a ubuntu replacement of windowpad I know window placement can be defined with Ctrl-Alt-Numpad# and Ctrl-Super-arrow But those are not sufficent. I do have CompizConfig > Cycle ...

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