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After updating to Ubuntu 10.10 (Gnome), KMyMoney now opens in fullscreen mode by default, and I can't find any option to get out of fullscreen. I've tried pressing F11, and I've taken a pretty good look through the view options, but I can't find any way to turn off fullscreen mode. After a little looking, it seems like KMyMoney's preferences can't be found in gconf-editor, and there doesn't seem to be a command-line switch for turning fullscreen on or off. So I'm at a loss, and any help would be much appreciated, thanks!

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Kmymoney is not a gtk/gnome application; it doesn't use gconf. That's the first thing. If you are using compiz, there is a fullscreen shortcut (usually super+f).

You can try that first. If that does not work, then try accessing the menu by pressing alt+f or f10. Some kde applications start in full screen mode under GNOME (I've never found out why, sadly). If all else fails, someone may be able to provide more information than me.

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Thanks, your answer led to the complete answer. In CompizConfig, I had "Enable legacy fullscreen" turned on in the Workarounds section. To get KMyMoney back to normal, I had to uncheck that box, open KMyMoney (finally back in windowed mode), unmaximize it, then re-enable the workaround for MythTV's sake. – Michael Martin-Smucker Nov 15 '10 at 22:42
Also, I'd give you an up vote, but these SO-based sites are ridiculous in that they require 15 rep before I can do that. I'll try to remember once I've been around here a little longer. – Michael Martin-Smucker Nov 15 '10 at 22:43
Glad I was able to help you out a bit :D – RolandiXor Nov 16 '10 at 2:27
Yay! I associated my SO account, and I finally have enough rep to up-vote your answer. ;) – Michael Martin-Smucker Jan 20 '11 at 21:44
Thanks :) ^^... – RolandiXor Jan 20 '11 at 22:28

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