Window Buttons are the buttons at the top of the windows that close, minimize, and maximize the current window. The red X closes a window, the minus sign minimizes, and the rectangle maximizes.

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How can I move the System menu on the top bar to the left side?

I am left-handed. On the top bar, I need the System menu (and Logout, User Switch, Clock, Battery Status, etc) on the left side. And I need the global menu items as well as the window buttons (close, ...
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Global menu hides window decorator from startup applications

I am using 11.10 with Unity. When I set e.g. thunderbird as startup application, it will start just after login, but it will be not maximized placed with its window decorators just beneath the global ...
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window title bar and controls (minimize, maximize and close) don't work sometimes [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 11.10. Sometimes the window controls don't work. If I click on any of the icons on top-right or top-left they just become colorless and fade away, as though that are not present. ...
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Is it possible to keep the Window Buttons and Title opaque and the border transparent?

The answer might be as simple no, but using Ubuntu Tweak I made the borders of my windows transparent as shown here: However, the window buttons and window title are also transparent, making them ...
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Close button closes application behind the actual one. What is the problem?

Occasionally when I hit the close button ('x' on the left) instead of closing the application I am looking at, it closes another application. A very common example situation: I am using Firefox, and ...
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How can I always show the close, minimise and maximise buttons on their windows and keep global menus?

First, this is not a duplicate of How can I always show the close, minimise & maximise buttons into their own windows? - I would like to preserve global menus. Is there a way to only always show ...
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How do I get the minimize, maximize and close buttons to the left in GNOME Shell? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to switch window controls to the left? When I try to move them to the left the minimize and the maximize buttons disappear and the only the close button moves to the ...
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How to get a “Maximize” button in every window in GNOME Fallback

Just installed Ubuntu 11.10 (AMD64), and immediately switched back to GNOME with GNOME Fallback. I'm searching for a feature which provided a "maximise" button in every window, even ones which should ...
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How can I get the buttons back on the left side in GNOME? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to switch window controls to the left? I installed Ubuntu 11.10 along with Gnome 3.2. Under Gnome 3.2, the window buttons for closing, minimizing and restoring are ...
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How can I move Chrome's buttons to the right in Gnome3's Shell

I switched from Unity to Gnome Shell in Ubuntu. Now Chrome has the buttons on the left side, but I want them on the right. How can I fix this without switching to the system titlebar? I also tried ...
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How do I adjust my window buttons to the left or right?

I'm trying to use gconf-editor to make an adjustment to my Windows. In the past I had the close,min,max to the "RIGHT". Now I'd like to switch back to the "LEFT". The old way doesn't seem to be ...
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Window-manager (close,minimize,maximize) buttons does not appear when window is maximized

My PC is fairly old and the hardware is quite weak, but it runs unity 2D quite well and fast. But I have this only one problem. The close/minimize,maximize buttons dont appear When I open a ...
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How do I stop ubuntu from detaching minimize/maximuze/close buttons?

Some time ago I managed to get ubuntu to keep the window menubars in the menu rather than the bar above (I'm not sure if this part is unity or compiz, or what's the difference). That was by removing ...
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Gnome Shell close, etc. buttons look

I switched to Gnome Shell and edited gconf settings desktop>gnome>shell>windows button_layout=:minimize,maximize,close The buttons are there, but they don't use the Gnome Shell theme anymore, but ...
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Move gnome shell window close button to left [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Switch gnome shell buttons to the left To be clear I'm not talking about the windows controls, but the little x button that shows up when your in the "expose" windows ...
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Is it possible to remove the dash window control buttons?

Is it possible to change or remove the Unity dash window control buttons (Close, Minimize, Maximize) in Ubuntu 11.10? I'm not a huge fan of how they look and would like to swap them out if possible.
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Some applications are missing their window controls

Since updating to 11.10 tonight, window controls for certain applications are missing from the global menu area. So far, Gedit and System Monitor are affected. They must be closed with a keyboard ...
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Align window buttons to the right in GNOME fallback mode?

There have been many a question on how to do it with gconf-editor in < 11.10, but how can I align the window buttons (close, minimize and maximize) to the right in Ubuntu 11.10? Please close if ...
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How do I force Chromium's window buttons to the right side when in GNOME?

I prefer Gnome Shell as a DE. The migration from Unity to Gnome Shell in 11.10 is flawless but there is an annoying bug with Chromium. The buttons on Chromium stay on the left side where Gnome Shell ...
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How can I always show the close, minimise & maximise buttons into their own windows?

Ubuntu 11.10 hides the close, min and max buttons in the top panel. Is there a way to bring all that back into the actual window and not in the panel? Not just the buttons, but also the File, Edit ...
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How to get window decorations to work correctly? [closed]

I'm currently using Natty (fully up-to-date) and there is one small issue that I can't quite figure out: My computer has an ATi Radeon Mobility HD 4xxx series card so I used the proprietary FLGRX ...
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Window controls unthemed when window is maximized [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I theme the maximized window buttons with Unity? I use Elementary_unity theme with customize Control (Elementary Lion 1.1 Unity) and Window Border ...
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How to have the “close”, “maximize” and “minimize” buttons on the left in google-chrome in kde

I would like to achieve what I was able to do in Ubuntu. I've now switched to KDE and would like to have the buttons on the left hand side. I have already set it for the "native" windows and they ...
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How to keep buttons layout when maximize windows on Natty? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I move the Window buttons from left to right? How to keep buttons layout when maximize windows on Natty? With my Ubuntu Natty, I have a problem as following: in ...
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How to make changes in gconf-editor permanent

Every time I open my computer, I need to manually unset the value of button_layout in gconf-editor in /apps/metacity/general to make to the close, minimize and maximize buttons on the right side of ...
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Can the Window Controls (Max, Min, Close) and the Title be moved to the Bottom?

I know I can move them to the left or the right, even on the middle, but I've never seen a window with it's controls and title on the bottom instead on the top. Is it even possible to? Like if I ...
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How do I get my windows controls back?

By accident my window top decoration seem to have dissapeared in Unity. Window buttons or application menus are not displayed on the top panel. How can I regain control over this window?
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How can I hide the decoration of maximized windows?

I just added the Window Buttons applet to my panel, but it seems that the Hide Compiz decorations for maximized windows feature no longer works after my upgrade to Natty. Is there another way to ...
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How to put the windows close button on the right?

I'm used to the close button in the upper right corner as in MS Windows. How to put it there?
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How does unity draw the fallback panel window buttons?

Can the images used be changed manually regardless of gtkrc present? For example, by replacing the images in a folder?
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When I try to minimize windows, they close?

When I try to minimize windows they close!
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Change color of window buttons

Is it possible to change the window button color of the close, minimise and maximise buttons of the Ambience theme from orange to an user defined color? I tried to find anything relavant in the gtkrc, ...
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Is there a way to remove maximized window controls/title from top panel in Unity

Cramming window controls and window title into the top panel, doesn't really appeal to me, since it looks like it's a permanent fixture, I'm wondering if there is a way to disable this behavior.
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How can I place Gedit's tab close buttons on the left?

I would like to make Gedit fit more to the Ubuntu default themes Ambiance and Radiance. Therefore I would like to place the tab close buttons on the left instead of the right of each tab. I asked a ...
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How do you change Window Control Position in the Unity Panel?

Currently, my window decorations are in the top left as per the default Ubuntu, but I have reordered them to "Minimize, Maximize, Close" However on Unity Desktop, when I maximize my window, and the ...
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Can I get an always-on-top button in windows' titlebar (alongside with minimize/maximize/close buttons)?

I use to use always-on-top windows frequently and make them such by setting the option in windows' right click menu. Can I get this option closer, right in windows' titlebar alongside with ...
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programs' title bar dissapear

I have the next problem: the programs' title bar just dissapear and I can't move the windows, maximize, etc. It occurs when I turn on the computer, but not always. Is it a bug or something?? I've ...
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How to switch window controls to the left (Gnome Shell)?

Is there a way to the switch gnome-shell window buttons to the left? I've gotten so used to them being on the left that them being on the right has thrown me way off. (gnome shell has them defaulted ...
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How to change the order of the OK/Cancel buttons?

I'm new in Ubuntu. So far, I used only the Windows. In Ubuntu, irritates me the order of buttons OK / Cancel. In the Windows OK button is the first and then Cancel button. In Ubuntu it is vice versa. ...
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How do I move the Window buttons from left to right? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I move all the window controls to the right? How can I move the window buttons to the right?
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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 ...