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Is there a way to automatically give each window (app) equal space in a KDE desktop, like Tiling in Windows?

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migrated from serverfault.com Oct 8 '09 at 4:22

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Go to Window Behaviour in your KDE menu. Look around the tabs for the check box that tells KWin to tile your windows.

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kwin in KDE 4.5+ has native tiling support.

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Not exactly what you are looking for, but a tiling window manager is coming in KDE 4.5, here's a demonstration. An early version is already avaiable if you are brave.

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Bug 165933 deals with tiling several windows. It's not reimplemented yet in KDE 4.

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KDE does not have the native tiling feature you're after, you may want to look into a tiling window manager like xmonad or ratpoison, or use the built-in workspaces.

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