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Old 12-05-2020, 09:15 AM   #1
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enable windows tiling for Ubuntu 20.10 with gnome?

I am using Ubuntu 20.10 Desktop with standard gnome DE on x11. It has windows tiling for the left and right side of the screen. I need a 2x2 grid with 4 "hot corners".

I did this just fine with Compiz on ~18.10, now it says compiz doesn't work with gnome - and indeed it crashes.

I installed gnome extension "Put Windows" which has a left and right division only.

I can use dconf editor to have a 2x2 grid but it does not resize the windows, nor does it activate when the window is maximized.

Unity had this feature out of the box, btw

any help is much appreciated, thank you
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KDE may too but in Gnome( ) Pop Shell could help?
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Old 12-05-2020, 05:37 PM   #3
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I read that gnome does not support 2x2 grid on its own. Pop Shell doesn't provide the 2x2 grid with "hot corners" either. I have a feeling that your suggestion is even better than what i have in mind :smile: i'll give it a test run
and since it works on top of gnome its a painless transition. Thank you for mentioning Pop Shell.


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