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For some apps (e.g. file-roller) this can be fixed by changing the StartupNotify key value from true to false in their respective .desktop files (e.g. /usr/share/applications/file-roller.desktop). The above doesn't work for all apps (e.g. nautilus) so another way to fix the problem would be a custom shell extension; just to give you an idea, you could ...


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A desktop environment (DE) is a combination of programs that define the interaction of the user and his applications. Examples: Ubuntu's Unity, GNOME, KDE A desktop session is a running instance of a desktop environment. A GDM session is a session of the X display manager GDM (Gnome Display Manager), which mainly allows you to choose a desktop environment ...


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You are looking for tiling window managers having non-tiling windows capabilities. Maybe the answer is not getting something working out-of-the-box, but using something like openbox or fluxbox (which allows to use everything you put in your description, and being mouse-friendly) plus an add-on or program running on top of that - for example, check the ...



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