Thursday, April 11, 2013

KDE KWin Window Manager Tiling Making Window Behaviors stick on full screen

KDE window manager has a hotkey for enabling tiling.  Shift+Alt+F11.  This feature enabled tiles windows by default.  A handy feature when needed but if you enable this by mistake like I did it is a real pain in the ass to work with.  All windows open up maximized by default and require at least a minimum of three clicks to drag around and adjust.  There is a hotkey you can press to skip the additional three clicks but not a normal user thing I do.

Under normal circumstances normal users wont press Shift+Alt+F11 by mistake but I press Shift+Alt+F12 a lot to switch off and on the desktop effects for Wine base games.

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