Is there a way to change the location of the minimize/maximize Windows in Lucid?

Tony Pursell ajp at princeswalk.fsnet.co.uk
Tue Jun 22 22:00:29 UTC 2010


On Tue, 2010-06-22 at 15:10 -0400, Tom H wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 1:14 PM, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> > On 06/22/2010 08:41 AM, Tom H wrote:
> >> On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 11:35 AM, Maxime Alarie <malarie at processia.com> wrote:
> >>> I dont  like having them on the left side of the windows..   Im used to
> >>> close my windows on the top-right corner…
> >>
> >> sudo gconftool-2 --set --type=string ":minimize,maximize,close"
> >> /apps/metacity/general/button_layout
> >
> > You left of the 'menu'.
> > menu:minimize,maximize,close
> 
> Good catch. Given that I never use the menu and that 10.04 doesn't
> have a menu attribute, it's easily forgotten! :)
> 

Menu entry isn't included by default.  If you add it, it is only a tiny
little button - easily overlooked. You can always right click the title
bar, which is set be default to show the menu.  But who ever uses the
menu these days?

Tony
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