Friday, June 8, 2012

Install X-tile (window tiling) in Xubuntu

X-tile is an application that allows tiling windows in different ways and works on any X Desktop (Gnome, KDE, Xfce, Lxde, ...)

X-tile running in Xubuntu
X-tile in Xubuntu: Tile All Triangle Right

Some the of the included features:

  • tile checked windows in many ways (vertically, horizontally, grid...)
  • undo tiling
  • invert tiling order
  • command line interface

Install

Navigate to here and download the "debian/ubuntu package". Then either open it and install it with "Ubuntu Software Center" or open a terminal window and run (adjust the path to the deb file):

sudo dpkg -i path_to_deb/x-tile*.deb

References

x tile

3 comments:

  1. When in the panel, the x-tile icons fail to display. Any ideas?

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    1. Unfortunately, I don't have a solution. But I'll post it as soon as I can find it.

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    2. I fixed it myself. Here's the instructions: http://goo.gl/ySwDP

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