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Disable auto maximizing windows in Ubuntu 12.04

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http://ubuntuguide.net – In Ubuntu 12.04, when you move a window such that it touches the top corner, the window automatically maximizes to full screen. This tutorial will explain you how to disable this feature. This Windows 7 aero like feature is controled by Grid plugin in CompizConfig Settings Manager. When you move a window to right corner, it resize to right half. When move to left corner, if resize to left half. Here’s how to configure in Ubuntu 12.04: 1. Install CompizConfig Settings Manager by executing this command in terminal (press Ctrl+Alt+T to launch terminal): sudo apt-get install compizconfig-se (HowTos)