X-tile is a small application that allows us to organize the windows of our work area by sorting them into mosaics. the program works in any desktop environment and is available in a variety of languages, including Spanish. It is also available for most distributions, either in the official repositories of the same or through binaries.
X-tile can be operated via graphical interface or by means of the console. Perhaps the most interesting thing about the application is that in addition to the included mosaic arrangements by default allows us to create our own using a simple editor. However, it is not necessary to edit anything as the default options cover most needs.
Installation on Ubuntu
To install X-tile on Ubuntu we can download the official .deb package that we can find in the project site. Once downloaded the rest is as simple as opening the installer by clicking.
The use of X-tile is very simple. Once the installation is complete we will find the application in the system tray or in an indicator, we select the windows we want to see affected and then the way we want to accommodate them. There are also options to undo, reverse order, and rotate windows cyclically. If we choose to use the application from the terminal we can access the list of commands available with
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