The command that I am trying to run is:

gsettings set org.gnome.shell.overrides edge-tiling false

I get the message saying No such schema 'org.gnome.shell.overrides' error.I am currently using ubuntu 16.04.


Are you certain that the gnome-shell package is installed? Those keys are added when installing the shell.

Incidentally, the contents of my XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP variable on my GNOME 3 setup is:


You can also use the Mutter window manager (used by GNOME 3) to effect the tiling via:

gsettings set org.gnome.mutter edge-tiling true
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