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Tiling regularly breaks: window does not render in the same place where it registers clicks

It's about a 50/50 chance when I try to tile Chrome windows to the left and right half of the screen whether or not it works. I haven't been able to reliably determine how to reproduce it. What ...
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Can I get back to the old alt+tab switcher in Jólnir?

For me this new alt+tab is less productive since I constantly have to check what is inside another window while having one window fixed on the top of the workspace. Is it possible to have it back? ...
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Black Borders On Some Windows

Someone please help me with this problem.Faast.
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Cycle through windows without focusing on them

I'm on elementary OS 5.1.4 Hera and use the Alt + Tab shortcut to cycle through open applications. This cycles through applications by bringing each window into focus (foreground). However, I want to ...
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Borderless Windowed in Elementary

I have desperately been trying to find away to remove the window decoration of a specific window for a borderless windowed effect. There are lots of answers and systems out there for doing it but I ...
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Some windows always start minimized. How to prevent it?

When I open a certain types of windows they start minimized. Most annoying are the flatpak "open file with" dialog (openning an email attachment in Evolution from Flathub), or Steam in-home streaming.
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Maximize apps on second screen only maximizes to half the width

I'm running Elementary OS Loki on the newest Dell XPS 13. Been trying to setup a dual extended screen but I recently noticed that whenever I maximize an application on this screen it will maximize to ...
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Window opens outside of workspaces

I use ElementaryOS 5.1. I first noticed the problem with Liferea, then with Libreoffice. Other applications (like Firefox and Thunderbird and the terminal) work fine. The problem is: When I open the ...
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Minecraft is havinng size problems in elemenry os

i downloaded Minevtaft to play it on my Elementry os system. When i installed the game and open it this happened: And when i close and re-open the game. window is becoming smaller and smaller. The ...
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How to create a custom keyboard shortcut to center window in screen and resize to specific size

Is there a way to create a custom keyboard shortcut that centers the current / selected window on the screen? Is there a way to create a custom keyboard shortcut that resizes the current / selected ...
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Commands for window management on elementaryOS (or ubuntu-based systems in general)

Currently, I'm using elementary OS, which is a fine distro with a great UI, but previous to this I have been using i3 (on Arch and Ubuntu) and I really miss the window management aspect using simple ...
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How to enable adjustable tiling on Portrait mode?

I was wondering what should I do to enable this when I rotate the screen (I do this often with keyboard shortcuts for xrandr -o normal and xrandr -o left). The feature works only on Landscape mode, ...
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