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I am using Unity. Today I upgraded some Metacity packages to the latest version with Synaptic Package Manager. After restarting the Window Buttons are gone, but the borders are still present.

See the screen shot: Image

I don't want to use Emerald.

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You can't use compiz and metacity together. On natty, unity uses compiz and classic uses metacity. So which one are you using ? and which one is broken ? –  robin0800 Jun 10 '11 at 16:06
    
what application did you use to take the screenshot btw? –  RolandiXor Jun 10 '11 at 17:50
    
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Quite likely what happened is that you have not upgraded a related package (such as the unity-window-decorator's required libs (metacity-common, libmetacity-private).

Wait a while, then check for updates manually again (sudo apt-get update in a terminal, or refresh your sources in synaptic) and you should see some new package updates. Once you apply these, run unity (alt+f2>unity or logout and login again) to reload the window decorations.

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