Minimise windows?

Tony Annen soul at
Mon Apr 27 02:24:06 CEST 2009

On Mon, 27 Apr 2009 10:02:26 +1000
Jonathan Hepburn <jonathan.hepburn at> wrote:

> Greetings,
> Debian has recently been sifting through updates from 4.4 to 4.6, and
> this has generally been A Good Thing.
> However, I have also recently dropped back from Compiz to xfwm4 4.6,
> after deciding that the extra shiny of Compiz just wasn't enough of an
> improvement over xfwm4 with compositing enabled to justify having
> extra software installed, or putting up with the slight lack of
> compatibility that remained between Compiz and XFCE.
> In the process, I lost the ability to minimise individual windows
> through <alt>-m, one of my most frequently used shortcuts.
> I notice that there is a Display Desktop a-la M$ Windows -
> <CTRL>-<ALT>-d - but this is not what I'm after.
> Digging into the settings, I notice that there isn't actually an
> option listed for minimise the current window, and although I'm happy
> to customise any configuration through a file or a GUI, I don't know
> what the option needs to be called.
> So, please, how do I get this behaviour back?
> Slainte,
> J
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I think its just funny wording in the Window Manager dialog, its called
"Lower Window" and is mapped to shift+alt+pg down... remap to your
choice :)
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