Metacity was Gnome's default window manager until Gnome 3.

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assign numbers to windows and use those to switch between them (gnome)

My workspace is very simple, just 4 windows (I have a dual display desktop), so I always have all my windows visible. What I would like to do is switch between them just using something like Windows+N ...
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install and configure metacity on crunchbang

I am trying to get metacity to work on my #! installation, but instead when I try to run metacity at the command line, it tells me that there is another WM in process. I then tried to run metacity ...
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How to disable the keyboard shortcut for inverse video on ubuntu gnome (metacity)?

This doesn't appear to be an option in the normal program for editing keyboard shortcuts, but it is stealing one of my favorite emacs bindings. Might be somehow related to Metacity instead of being a ...
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Metacity/Compiz not staring upon Login Ubuntu 10.10

TLDR: As of this afternoon, I do not have a window manager when I login to Ubuntu 10.10. I would like to have window manager on login without needing to add to startup. Just started using linux ...
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Metacity, put “roll up” back in context menu?

In Metacity, for a while, if you right-clicked a titlebar (or pressed alt-space), "Roll up" was one of the menuitems. These days, it's gone, which is disappointing since it was the only thing in that ...
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Metacity toggle fullscreen not working under Lucid; worked with Karmic

I'm working on a 11" screen, so I frequently want to use applications in fullscreen. I'm no expert on GNOME, but I remember doing a search a while back, and finding out about metacity, and how to use ...
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Lucid Lynx login issue

Recently upgraded from Karmic to Lynx. Upgrade seemed to go well, no noticeable issues. I logged in, and my window manager wasn't starting. An application would appear, but sans control buttons and ...