[FVWM - no windows decorations] was - Re: Window Titlebars Are Non-existant

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Sun Aug 22 00:37:55 UTC 2010

On 08/21/2010 03:08 PM, Karol Dana Morphew wrote:
> Hi,
> I updated from 8.04 to 10.04 yesterday.  The programs I open do not have
> titlebars nor the buttons to maximize, minimize, and close their
> windows.  I do not get the icon for and am unable to drag and resize the
> windows.  I installed FVWM in a terminal and rebooted, but this did not
> help.  What might I try?
> Dana

What graphic card does the system have?

If nVidia, you might have to add:
Option         "AddARGBGLXVisuals" "True"
in the screen section of your /etc/X11/xorg.conf

In any event, google on:

for possible solutions. But given that you are using a non-standard
windows manager (FVWM) perhaps you might be better off checking with
http://www.fvwm.org/ instead?

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