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Update: It's nVidia Stephen Dowdy responded to the Debian bug report and suggested it may be an nVidia bug. where it is corrupting signal masks. Some searching found Debian Bug #728743, and indeed switching to Nouveau/MESA (the open-source driver) has fixed the problem. Note that downgrading to an older nVidia driver did not, which likely means that its ...


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This depends on how your dual-monitors are setup. If you are using XINERAMA to make both displays look like one to X, then you would use the -geometry option to ask applications to appear at a specific location. If you have the displays setup as different screens then you will use the DISPLAY to achieve this. Give these a try: $ DISPLAY=0.0 xterm & ...


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Go to Systemsettings Workspace Appearance and Behavior Window Behavior KWin Scripts Get New Script Tiling Install Enable the checkbox of the installed plugin Apply Have fun! You should read the "documentation" to know how to handle free-floating, different layouts, etc.


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Put them in a .sh file in ~/.kde/env/ (possibly ~/.kde4/env/ or similar; varies by distribution).


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With some hints from here, I managed to get the following to work: script=/path/to/script num=$(dbus-send --print-reply --dest=org.kde.kwin.Scripting \ /Scripting \ org.kde.kwin.Scripting.loadScript \ string:"$script" | awk 'END {print $2}' ) dbus-send --print-reply --dest=org.kde.kwin.Scripting \ /$num \ org.kde.kwin.Scripting.run


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No, you can't do that directly. In the X architecture, the two physical monitors you see are not discernible by applications. You can only work your way around this abstraction, by determining which areas of the visible workspace correspond to which monitor and then place windows at the correct offset. Sensible toolkits support a -geometry option, which ...


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This is a window manager specific solution. This is how to do it with kwin which is KDE's default window manager. If you right click on the application Title Bar and select more settings -> special application settings. Go to Window matching tab. Click on Detect Window Properties button. Then with mouse cursor click on application main window. It will ...


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I did come across this method which makes use of xdotool, xprop, & wmctrl. Here’s what the below script will do: Find the active window Get its maximized state and remember it Remove maximization Get its geometry Calculate the new position Move it Maximize based on the previous state Raise it Here’s a script that does that: script This will move ...


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Floating means 'untiled', spiral places windows in a spiral form and column tiles them vertically. PS: answer mostly taken from Kent's comment.



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