I recently had to do a full reinstall of Ubuntu 16.10 on my laptop and lost all my files and settings.

I really like having the focus move with mouse or sloppy settings, but when I opened Unity Tweak Tool and set it to that, I realized that I couldn't access the window settings. (usually in the menu bar on the top of each window) it was in the launcher, and I can't find the setting to move it anywhere!

I know I was able to do it before, and I don't want to give up my auto-focusing mouse.

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    Possible duplicate of How do I set focus follows mouse? – Elder Geek Apr 7 '17 at 21:13
  • no, I know how to do that. what I want is the menu on the panel to be on the titlebar. I know it can be done, as it used to be that way before my reset. – Kevin Lockwood Apr 8 '17 at 3:11
  • @ElderGeek it's not a duplicate. to the OP, please add a screenshot of the menu settings after you changed it – Anwar Apr 8 '17 at 9:55
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    @Anwar Ok, in that case, answered and CV retracted. – Elder Geek Apr 8 '17 at 13:36

For focus follows mouse and "sloppy":

See the answers here.

For the menu bar:

Go to System SettingsAppearanceBehavior and adjust in the section circled below:


  • Good that you answered. Now I'm thinking it might have been asked already ;) – Anwar Apr 8 '17 at 14:06

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