wmctrl -- Shade, move, resize windows from a shell
"From the "why didn't I know about this before now?" file: this evening I discovered the wmctrl tool. With this you can access all of the Extended Window Manager Hints functions of your windows from the command line. What does this mean? Imagine hitting a key sequence and a specific window moves, and resizes to a certain section of your desktop. Hit another button and it shades, no matter what window has focus. I'll get into how to unlock all of this potential below."
(Submitted by Noel Sun Dec 5, 2004 )
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