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

Donkey Hottie donkey at
Wed Jun 23 13:03:15 UTC 2010

On 22.6.2010 18:41, Tom H wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 11:35 AM, Maxime Alarie <malarie at> 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

Error setting value: Bad key or directory name:
"menu:minimize,maximize,close": Must begin with a slash '/'

I even tried

# gconftool-2 --set --type=string /apps/metacity/general/button_layout

And it does not error, but nothing happens. After a reboot the buttons
are still in left.

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