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

Tony Pursell ajp at princeswalk.fsnet.co.uk
Wed Jun 23 14:07:51 UTC 2010


On Wed, 2010-06-23 at 16:03 +0300, Donkey Hottie wrote:
> On 22.6.2010 18:41, 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
> > 
> 
> 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
> menu:minimize,maximize,close
> 
> And it does not error, but nothing happens. After a reboot the buttons
> are still in left.
> 

Can I suggest you run (from a terminal) gconf-editor and follow the
'path' given above.  This is a graphical tool and you can see what you
are doing.

Tony
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