How can I automatically center the Firefox window on my screen at launch

Discussion in 'all things UNIX' started by lotuseclat79, Aug 26, 2015.

  1. lotuseclat79

    lotuseclat79 Registered Member

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    I have been using Firefox for quite a while and I remember when it automatically launched into a centered window on my screen.

    Does anyone know what modifications to the user profile prefs.js file can be made to accomplish this centering of the Firefox window?

    I just hate having to do this manually for Firefox as opposed to Chromium which automatically centers on launch.

    -- Tom
     
  2. lotuseclat79

    lotuseclat79 Registered Member

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    Finally, I was able to find a relevant article about this problem:

    How to center the open windows in Ubuntu at:

    http://www.ricksdailytips.com/center-windows-in-ubuntu/

    It involves installing the package CompizConfig Settings Manager and clicking on Window Management, then Place Windows, followed by changing Placement Mode to Centered.
     
  3. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    What desktop environment? KDE/Plasma does this automatically.
    Mrk
     
  4. lotuseclat79

    lotuseclat79 Registered Member

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    Ubuntu 12.0.5 LTS, not KDE, i.e. Gnome + GTK.
     
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