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

Tom H tomh0665 at
Wed Jun 23 15:32:11 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 10:45 AM, Donkey Hottie <donkey at> wrote:
> On 23.6.2010 16:43, Tom H wrote:
>> 2. Thinking about it, you probably need to do this as the logged-in
>> user and not as root.
>> So
>> $ gconftool-2 /apps/metacity/general/button_layout --type=string --set
>> "menu:minimize,maximize,close"
> Thanks, that works.. The appearance changed immediately.

You're welcome, and apologies again for the unnecessary sudo and the
incorrect order; I was typing stupidly from (clearly failing!) memory.

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