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Is it possible to have Mutter merge the title bar of maximized windows and the panel, like happens with Compiz and Metacity? I want to try to replace Metacity with Mutter in Unity 2D, and so far it looks good appart from the missing panel integration.

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Finally found something!

  1. sudo apt-get install maximus
  2. ALT+F2
  3. maximus
  4. ALT+F2
  5. gconf-editor
  6. Set /apps/maximus/no_maximize to true
  7. Add maximus to the startup applications.
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+1 superb answer - well done! –  fossfreedom Apr 25 '12 at 20:40
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