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I am currently running Conky to display some text on my background on the far right of the screen. The window is probably 200 pixels wide.

Is it possible that when I maximize a window, there is some setting to prevent the window from completely maximizing? I have been manually adjusting the window size up until now.

E.g. My resolution is 1024 x 800 but when I maximize any window it should only maximize up to 824 x 800.

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I don't think the built in maximization can be adjusted, but a custom grid in the window management tool Gridmove could well do the job.

You may need a bit of work to make the custom grid but it would certainly be able to do what you are after.

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