How about allowing "always on top" windows

Brave for Ubuntu lacks the ability to set a window to remain always on top. Such a setting would allow small video windows to play on top of whatever else is on the desktop. It’s hard to believe Brave doesn’t have this feature.


I think you are looking for the “picture-in-picture” feature:

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Is it a thing on Ubuntu too, or can you confirm it’s not there? I only have macOS here.

I haven’t seen PIP on Ubuntu, but it’s not the same as having a window configured to stay on top. The big difference is you can move the window to wherever you like, and you can size to whatever size you like, so using the scroll bars you can isolate exactly what you want to view as you work in other windows.

Luckily, I just happened on a Ubuntu post that explained most apps support a system function to keep a window always on top. This functionality can be reached using the ALT-SPACE menu of the active app. Brave is one of those apps that already supports this system function. So it’s been right there under my nose, but I never knew about the ALT-SPACE menu, which is the equivalent of right clicking on the top bar in Windows.

Thanks for helping.

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