Windows have no controls or title bar after upgrade from 9.10 to 10.04
li2005lilly at gmail.com
Sun Jun 20 16:22:56 UTC 2010
On Sun, 2010-06-20 at 11:50 -0400, R. A. Bilonick wrote:
<big whack -- learn to trim please, people!>
> > I've done an extensive Internet search and one other suggestion was to
> > run:
> > > metacity --replace
> > But that removes the controls that I get after changing from "none" to
> > "normal" in Visual Effects.
> > There were other similar suggestions for other window managers but none
> > have worked. It may be connected with the Intel video chips in this
> > laptop. There were some hints of a conflict between GXL (or GLX) which
> > has something to do with the bit-maps that are used to overlay the
> > simple buttons.
> Re-installing compiz-gnome had no effect - the bit mapped buttons do not
I assume you want compiz to be your screen manager: make sure
compiz-settings-manager is installed (this is the big one, not the
simple settings manager). Verify with that that window decorations are
enabled and say in a terminal: compiz --replace &"
godbless --everyone --no-exceptions
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