Questions tagged [window-manager]

A window manager is the software component responsible for the tracking and placement of windows within a graphical interface.

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Switch only between windows of the same application (not tabs)? [duplicate]

I would like to be able to switch between the open windows of one application by using (or assigning first) a shortcut (like I do in Ubuntu, Linux Mint and MacOS). I have often more than one window ...
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Test KDE on elementary?

Is it possible (and recommended) to install KDE as second desktop environment on Freya? I want to test it, but don't want to reinstall everything.
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How do I move / reach a window that I “left” on a second screen?

I once tested dual-monitor-support for Elementary and had Chrome maximized on the second screen. Everything worked out alright. I unplugged the second screen, Chrome was already closed - but when I ...
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Alternative to Pixel Saver (remove title bar and place buttons in top bar)

I've moved from Fedora with gnome-shell 3.16. I'm seeking a plugin that works like Pixel Saver, which generally removes the title bar and places its buttons in the top bar.
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Remove black margin from elementaryOS applications when using Awesome Window Manager

I bought an Alpha Centurion laptop that comes with a pre-installed elementaryOS, I'm using awesome window manager (https://awesomewm.org/) and when I start elementaryOS "native" apps (like io....