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How to disable shadows for Ubuntu 15.04 for a certain window class?

How to disable shadows for Ubuntu 15.04 for a certain window class? In Ubuntu < 15.04, you could disable shadows and window decorations for a specific class of windows, using CCSM. For a specific ...
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Problems with minimizing and closing windows in Ubuntu 15.04

I sometimes have problems if I close or minimize windows in Ubuntu 15.04. If I want to close the window or minimize it, the system gets stuck and I can no longer click on anything. Only with the ...
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Nautilus preferences window has no Close/Maximize/Minimize and is partly not displayed (plain grey area)

I can't apply preferences for Nautilus/Files (Ubuntu 14.10), as there is no way to do so: Where do I apply the preferences? I can't close the window without using keyboard shortcuts or killing the ...
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Window decorations are permanently lost when windows are maximised

I am using a clean install of Xubuntu, running as a Guest on windows 7 using virtualbox, and default options for XFCE as the window manager. For some reason when I maximise any window (or open a ...
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Merging window controls with top panel in Openbox (unity-like)

I really like how unity does this, and I miss this feature in #! my netbook runs on. So I'm looking for a way to tweak openbox so it will act similarly. Any clues?
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Apps in Ubuntu Desktop are using different decoration themes

I'm using ubuntu desktop and some apps (nautilus, terminal, ubuntu settings) have the default ubuntu decoration (menu bar in upper bar, colors black, beautiful menus) but others are not integrated ...
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How do I use the “no border” option in Compiz?

In KWin, there is an option in the window menu that hides the border of the window. Is there a way to enable such an option in Compiz, or is that functionality simply not available?
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is there some way to make windows owned by root (sudo) look different from normal user ones?

I run sudo gedit but it looks exactly like another gedit I have open with normal user... Any way to make it look diferent? but I dont mean tweaking each application preferences like background ...
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System monitor borders missing

It seems that some applications the borders are missing, I noticed it on gnome-system-monitor, but thought not much of it as I don't really use it. But more applications are having this issue too now, ...
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Corrupted window control theme on Unity

I have a question related to themes in Ubuntu 14.04. Whenever I try to apply a few themes such as Adwaita or Zukitwo, the window controls are not accurately themed and look out of place. I have added ...
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How to remove window decorations from Ubuntu 14.04

I never used window decorations to maximize / minimize windows, but keyboard and mouse/keyboard shortcuts for all operations. In the good olde days, you could just disable and tweak the window ...
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Which desktop environment removes window borders/frames of full-screen windows by default (or easy)?

Another question lists a bunch of Desktop Environments. Because of limited screen space (1024×600), which of them make it easy to hide/remove window frames/borders/decorations (including title bar) ...
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How to make title bar buttons invisible and visible on mouseover?

The title bar buttons (minimize, maximize/restore and close) are normally visible at all times. I want them to be invisible all the time and visible only on mouseover. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS ...
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Borderless windows but keep title bar

I don't really like the look of the borders on the windows of applications I'm running. I've tried disabling window decorator, but that takes away the title bar and shadow as well. Ideally, I would ...
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How to disable the drop shadow effect at the edge of windows in Gnome Shell?

Here is: I try to find in gnome-tweak-tool, but I have no luck. I'm using Gnome Shell v3.8.3 on Ubuntu Gnome 13.04.
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window decoration missing after upgrade to 13.04

A few seconds after login my window decorations disappear and I have a black desktop background. I installed the latest catalyst drivers. 13.4. I have an HD7880. I Tried: gtk-window-decorator ...
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How can I turn off window titlebars (window decorations) in gnome shell/mutter?

There's a shell extension called Maximus that disables window decorations when windows are maximized, but I'd like to disable window decorations entirely, for all windows (just using keyboard ...
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Gnome-System-Monitor has no GTK Window Decoration

Really simple problem that I can't seem to figure out. The window decorator works for everything else, but whenever I open the system monitor, it opens in full screen with no border. I'm using Gnome ...
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KDE Rounded borders when maximized

In KDE (4.9 or Project Neon), how do I keep rounded borders for even maximized windows?
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Firefox/Thunderbird “Personas” do not cover window decorations

Is there anyway to make Firefox Personas cover window decorations? Chrome seems to be able to do this if you disable the GTK theme.
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How can I make Unity maximize windows like Gnome 2, KDE, Xfce et al?

Unity, of course, puts the window buttons and menus at the top left for maximized windows and removes the titlebar. I hate this. Is there a way to make it stop and just make the windows as big as the ...
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Minimize button is missing on Unity

This error happens on both Unity 3D and Unity 2D. I tried unity --reset command but it doesn't fix the error. Gnome shell properly shows all three buttons minimize maximize and close. But Unity ...
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How to remove window's title bars?

I know I can disable windows decoration via CCSM, which I currently do. Im asking if there's way to remove title bars without losing windows decorations and/or the ability to resize with the mouse. ...
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How do I get windows to have borders/titlebars after upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04?

I upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04. Upgrade seemed to have no problems, but when I open a window it has no border or title·bar. I am using Gnome classic. Oddly, Google chrome does have Minimize, ...
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All windows decorations disappear after I maximize any window

When I maximize some of the windows all decorations disappear (by all, I mean on all windows)... Is that common issue on Unity or I'm just unlucky to have some prone to that bug configuration? Anyone ...
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How to customise window decoration whilst using Compiz on Xubuntu?

I have installed Compiz on Xubuntu 11.10 with sudo apt-get install compiz compizconfig-settings-manager compiz --replace ccp & In the process the XFCE window decoration theme is overridden by ...
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How can I move the Exit, Maximize, Minimize buttons to the left in Kubuntu?

I want to move exit, maximize, and minimize button to the left like I can do in Ubuntu 11.10. How to do it?
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Window borders missing - gtk-window-decorator segmentation fault

I have been using Ubuntu for about 1 year now and I got a problem just two days ago. Suddenly I started experiencing a problem with the window borders (title bar with close, maximize, and minimize ...
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Deeper drop shadow for focused windows gone in 11.10 [closed]

In 11.04, the window in focus had a deeper drop shadow to make it look like it was closer to the user. This feature seems gone in 11.10. Was this intentional and will this behavior return?
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How to stop excessive memory usage of unity-window-decorator? [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 11.04 on an AMD64 computer. When I boot the computer the memory usage of unity-window-decorator is few tens of MB (checked with System Monitor)c After many hours using Google Chrome, ...
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Can Emerald do translucent (blurred) window borders?

Emerald is a nice window decorator, and I am using it with Compiz. However, I see no option in the Emerald settings to make decorations translucent (i.e. blurred backgrounds), only transparent ...
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ubuntu theme suddenly changed to default and it's not coming back!

I logged in to ubuntu as I always do and suddenly the theme changed from what I have chosen to the default one and when I try to bring it back, it's working, but not the way it's supposed to: As ...
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I want to completely remove titlebars from windows

I want to completely remove titlebars from windows...but still have shadows via window decorations. I am using the Elementary borderless theme and Compiz. But it doesn't matter too much which theme I ...
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How to set an application to open in a certain position on the screen?

Say I wanted an application to open its window in the center of the screen instead of some inconvenient place like the top left (I have a pretty big monitor, so I'd have to raise my head. Also, the ...
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Window-borders disappears in Unity

Recently I found that window borders keep disappearing intermittently in Unity! Especially when either Google Chrome or Mozilla Thunderbird are running. Is there a way out?
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Window buttons vanish after upgrading metacity packages [closed]

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 ...
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How to get window decorations back?

In 11.04, using traditional GNOME (not Unity), windows suddenly lose their decorations way too often: For the next time this happens, can anyone suggest a fix that would be quicker than logging out ...
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Is there a way to invert the display of window border decorations?

All I can describe is that the result will be that the entire title bar will always be placed at the bottom of the window. Is this possible?