Questions about the window manager, Metacity. Metacity was the default window manager for the Gnome desktop prior to Gnome 3.

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How can I drag windows over the panel?

Basically, I want my windows to go wherever on the screen. I don't want to panel to be a block. How can I disable not being able to drag windows on top of not under the panel? Oh, and, yes: ...
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Window decorations disappeared

I was trying to solve NetworkManager icon disappearence, and following some tips I executed this command: rm -rf ~/.gconf/apps/panel Not only it didn't worked, but windows decorations disappeared ...
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windows 7-like snap window maximize and vertical feature [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to emulate winkey+arrow Windows 7's maximise shortcut keys? Is there anything that provides functionality in gnome/compiz/ubuntu similar to Window 7's new ...
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How to distribute windows over virtual desktops in Gnome

I have a load of virtual desktops running and I usually have one full screen application per desktop (so sort of like the Ratpoison WM but with an option to use it in other ways when needed). I want ...
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Window decorations disappeared?

yesterday everything was fine and today when i logged on to my ubuntu 10.10 I noticed that the icons in the top of each menu dissapeared(I mean the the bar where the close mini maize etc..) this ...
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How to disable windows' contents to be moved on dragging, so that only a frame is draggend and a window is obly redrawed on drop?

How to disable windows' contents to be moved on dragging, so that only a frame is draggend and a window is obly redrawed on drop? In Windows, KDE and XFCE this can be easily configured, but in Gnome ...
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How can I stop bluetile from changing the window manager theme? [closed]

When I start bluetile it replaces the current theme of the window manager. How can I keep the current theme and settings, and still use bluetile?
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How do I move the window buttons back to the right for all users?

I know I can edit gconf to move the [Minimize,Maximize,Close] buttons back to the right-hand side, but is there a way to do this for all users? Ideally at install time so I don't have to explain this ...