Firstly, sorry for my english, if it is making it difficult to understand the problem. I don't how but some days ago, my windows started to show own title bars while global title bar is still standing there. And it is frustrating, I love the global title bar and I want it only. How can I reverse this, and what may caused it? I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and only Unity.

It looks like this

  • Have you recently added a PPA?
    – xangua
    Jan 28 '16 at 17:51
  • Yeah, I don't remember exactly why but I've added gnome3team. Jan 28 '16 at 19:55
  • You'll need to remove whatever PPAs you added and remove the packages they installed.
    – xangua
    Jan 28 '16 at 20:07
  • I've removed it and then rebooted but nothing changed. Jan 28 '16 at 20:34
  • By the way, I remembered why I added it, I was trying to install corebird, I removed it too, but everything's same. Jan 28 '16 at 20:42

In order to remove both the PPA And the packages it may have installed, you first need PPA-purge in order to do so, to install PPA-purge:

sudo apt-get install ppa-purge

After you installed it, you'll need to get the PPA name(s) you added and run:

sudo ppa-purge ppa/name

In the case of "Gnome3 Team" PPA, it would be like this:

sudo ppa-purge ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3

  • I did it now and rebooted again, but sadly, nothing changed. I tried to find any other irrelevant ppas and only ubuntu-x-swat is something I don't know. And it seems like it is freshly added. Jan 28 '16 at 22:02
  • Did you enable back the Gnome3 Team PPA to correctly remove it?
    – xangua
    Jan 28 '16 at 22:11
  • Yeap, still same. Jan 28 '16 at 22:20
  • Okay, I found one more ppa related to gnome3 (gnome3 staging) and I purged it. Now my terminal titlebar is back to normal, but nautilus is still same. Jan 28 '16 at 22:43
  • You may need to stop Nautilus or just log out.
    – xangua
    Jan 28 '16 at 22:47

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