Bring window off-view from second monitor back to primary

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alicuk
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Bring window off-view from second monitor back to primary

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Hi - is there a quick way to bring a window that was on my second monitor back to the primary monitor?

I have a two monitor display, and sometimes only need my primary monitor. If Firefox, for example, was previously on my second monitor, when I only use my primary I have to:

- Right click on bottom panel
- "Move"
- Use the cursors to bring Firefox back into view

This is a bit of a hassle, and I'm wondering if there is a script/app/keyboard shortcut/whatever that can speed this up.

Thanks - as always :)

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Re: Bring window off-view from second monitor back to primary

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What Mint desktop are you using - Cinnamon, Mate, KDE, Xfce, other?
Linux: Mint 19 Tara Cinnamon 64-Bit

Box 1: Intel Core 2 Quad | 8gb RAM | 500gb WD 7200rpm | nVidia Geforce GTS250
Box 2: Intel Core i3-3240 | 4gb RAM | 1tb WD 7200rpm | AMD/ATI Radeon HD 4550

Pants: 32x30

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Re: Bring window off-view from second monitor back to primary

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Latest version, MATE

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Re: Bring window off-view from second monitor back to primary

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To know your monitors run xrandr. An example, to set VGA1 as primary run

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xrandr --output VGA1 --primary
http://puolanka.info/goto/how-to-set-ex ... y-monitor/

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Re: Bring window off-view from second monitor back to primary

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administrollaattori wrote:To know your monitors run xrandr. An example, to set VGA1 as primary run

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xrandr --output VGA1 --primary
http://puolanka.info/goto/how-to-set-ex ... y-monitor/
Thanks, but that doesnt seem to answer what I asked.

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Re: Bring window off-view from second monitor back to primary

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Bump

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