Monthly Archives: October 2011

How do I stop Unity from starting windows maximised?

Install CompizConfig Settings Manager.

sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager

Launch it by searching from the dash in Unity, or Preferences > CompizConfig Settings Manager in Ubuntu Classic

  • Navigate to Place Windows
  • screenshot1.png
  • Then Navigate to the Fixed Window Placement Tab
  • Add a rule to fixed placement mode
  • open FireFox and size it to your need
  • Use the Grab button to “grab” the window name and size
  • Your rule should look like this when done