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In Ubuntu browser disappeared out of sight - off the left side of the screen - and couldn't bring it back

In Ubuntu browser disappeared out of sight - off the left side of the screen - and couldn't bring it back

I was watching a Youtube video in Ubuntu and whatever way I moved the mouse, it caused Firefox to disappear out of sight off of the left side of the page. I tried ALT+TAB to bring it back. Also the ESC key. In the end I had to restart the computer. Surely there's a simple solution here?

Asked by: Guest | Views: 138
Total answers/comments: 2
Guest [Entry]

"Ubuntu has a concept called workspaces. Workspaces are basically virtual desktops. They help you manage and organize application windows. My guess is you inadvertently moved Firefox to an alternate workspace.

Here is a video showing how to switch between, and use workspaces."
Guest [Entry]

"Alt+leftmouse+drag works too, but I have had occasions when part of the window is still on screen and it won't budge. When that happens it doesn't show up on any other workspaces either.

You don't need to restart though, you should be able to just kill the process"