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Does anyone know of a Linux (Gnome, RHEL5) alternative to the app called "Divvy" for Mac OSX?

Specifically, I'm looking for something well-polished and easy to use that can tile, split, move, and reorganize windows based on simple keyboard shortcuts.

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The app in question: mizage.com/divvy The screencast gives a good explanation of what Sirex is looking for. –  redacted Sep 1 '10 at 15:25

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You might also want to check out the grid plugin for Compiz. I believe this enables divvy-like functionality.


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If you like working without overlapping windows, check out the many tiling window managers. There has been some discussion on tiling window managers on this site.

Window managers intended for power users, such as fvwm, sawfish, and several others that I don't know well enough to comment on, can be configured to do all the operations you mention with a keystroke. But they might not fit your definition of “easy to use” unless someone first wrote a divvy emulation package.

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yea, im looking for something polished. I'll look into fvwm and sawfish. Not having much initial success getting them onto RHEL5 though. –  Sirex Sep 2 '10 at 8:13

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