Questions tagged [maximized]

Questions relating to maximised windows (windows taking up all of the screen space except titlebar and application switcher) in any DE. Not to be confused with fullscreen which also hides the titlebar and application switcher

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[SOLVED} Videos (Totem) in Ubuntu 18.04 always launches maxmimized. How to prevent that?

Newly installed 18.04. I was able to change system settings so most all applications launch not maxmimized, but Videos (Totem) always is maxmimized. How to prevent Totam from automatically ...
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How to maximize or make fullscreen a window across dual monitors?

Is there any way to do this in GNOME desktop environment?
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GNOME Terminal always opens maximised [duplicate]

I have a small but annoying problem that I just can't figure out. I have two installations of Ubuntu 18.04. One on my laptop, one on my desktop. Whenever I open gnome-terminal on my desktop it ...
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How to enable maximize option in Ubuntu 16.04

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 today. When I right click on title bar of any application maximize option is greyed out. How to enable it? I know It's a very basic problem but I did not find any solution yet....
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Disable auto-maximizing windows in 18.04 [duplicate]

How to disable auto-maximizing windows in Ubuntu 18.04 without using Unity Tweak Tool.
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Window cannot be moved/unmaximized (alt + drag does not work)

There is exactly 1 program that is having this issue. Every other program is working perfectly fine. Regardless of how many times I close this program or restart my machine, this windowed ...
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minimize, maximize, close; wifi, sound etc. title bars size increasing

guys I am pretty new to ubuntu, just installed 17.10 version, been playing around for a while and I was wondering is there any chance I could increase at least MIN, MAXI and CLOSE button size, its way ...
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Encountering some problems with gnome-terminal startup and maximize button!

Hi, have been a linux user for more than an year now. I have used mint for most of the time and switched to ubunutu a month back. I have some issue with the maximize button, when I press maximize the ...
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In 17.10 all new windows start maximized is there a way to disable that?

Every application that opens a new window will create a maximized window and I don't like that. Is there a way to start applications normally? like the previous window size Ubuntu 17.10 Gnome 3.26.2 ...
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How to stop window from opening up maximized in Ubuntu Mate 17.10

For some reason, whenever I open any application, it opens at full-screen maximization. This applies to everything from Chrome to a small dialog box. Is this a setting in Compiz? Thanks.
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How do I hide/disable close buttons for GNOME windows?

I am using the Pixel Saver extension for GNOME Shell, similar to the old Maximus extension for GNOME 2 / Unity. When I maximise a window, the title and menu bars are hidden. But I don't want the ...
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Link minimize/maximize/on top between parent/child app windows

I run several apps split between two monitors and I'd love to have parent and child windows minimizing/maximizing and brought to top by each other as they behave in Windows. Anyone know if this is ...
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Make Brackets open maximised?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with brackets installed (btw, does brackets work on Ubuntu 17? Coz when I checked with 16 it didn't? But anyway...) The problem When I open Brackets it always comes up in ...
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Offset mouse after minimizing maximized window

I recently bought a Dell XPS 13 and am running Ubuntu 16.10 with Unity. I've run into an issue where any window that is maximized, minimized, and then restored (so maximized again) causes the mouse to ...
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Open blender player minimized and maximize it when needed

I am trying to figure out how to speed up the starting of a game in Blender player. The game is launched by a python script by popen. My question is whether it's possible to open it minimized when ...
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Workspaces and maximizing not working

I'm using ubuntu 16.04lts, and today I've noticed that the shortcut to switch in between workspaces and to move windows between workspaces stopped working. Also, when I grab a window and move it to ...
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How to avoid windows to unmazimize when clicking title bar in ubuntugnome

I'm not sure what changed in my environment, but today I started noticing some behavior I don't like: If I have a window maximized and I click the title of the window, the window unmaximize. I know ...
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How to disable automaximize in 16.04?

The automaximize option makes use of the windows almost impossible. every time i want to move window out of the way it will automaximize, when I touch the title bar, while maximized, in order to move ...
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Ubuntu Restore window size after Unmaximize

My problem is when I maximize the terminal for example then I double click on the panel to unmaximize the window (terminal) the window will unmaximize but the size still almost the same (full screen) ...
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xubuntu not showing minimize, maximize and close buttons

After latest update application window doesn't display minimize, maximize and close button But it show minimize, maximize and close button when application is not maximized I have installed gnome-...
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Is it possible to give an application window-control buttons which it currently does not have?

I don't know how possible this will be as I have programmed a lot before and have often set it so that programs are not able to be resized etc and making it so that it does not have certain window-...
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How to start nautilus maximized from command line?

I can easily start Nautilus on a particular directory from command line: nautilus /home/nico/Documents But I want that Nautilus window to be maximized. How to write the command line? nautilus does ...
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How to force an application window to be automatically maximized after starting the application?

I tried to use Docky, then I removed it and after that my browser (Chromium) can't be opened in maximum height, every time I should maximize it myself. (XFCE desktop)
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How to increase size of minimize, maximize and close button in ubuntu 14.04?

How to increase size of minimize, maximize and close button in ubuntu 14.04? Is is possible to change shape of these icons from round to square?
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[Ctrl][Alt] causing windows to maximise vertically

Ubuntu 14.10, Unity, running Windows under KVM. Pressing Ctrl+Altimmediately causes the focused window to maximise vertically (no other keys pressed). Pressing them again causes the window to ...
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Windows not maximizing correctly, Conky suspected

Any program that I open is disregarding both the launcher and the panel when maximized. Attached are screenshots of firefox, gedit, and gnome-terminal after typing ls /. I have had Conky ...
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Ubuntu MATE 14.04: How to disable window maximizing when title bar dragged to top of the desktop [closed]

Default behavior on my fresh install of Ubuntu MATE 14.04 has the active window maximize when the title bar is dragged up to the top of the window. I'm not at all a fan of this behavior. I have tried ...
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Turning off auto-maximizing of windows in 14.04

I know this has been asked for other Ubuntu releases, but the solutions posted are not working for me in 14.04. I've installed CCSM and turned off the grid option, but the windows still maximize when ...
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Disable automatic vertical maximise of windows when scaled to bottom of screen

I have the following problem: when scaling a window to the bottom of the screen, it gets automatically maximised vertically. This is very annoying as I want to decide how to scale my windows! I found ...
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How can I start a program minimised, and restore maximised?

There are various options to start a program minimised, or to start a program maximised and they work well, but I'm always looking for new challenges. If I start a program minimised using the Devil's ...
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Docky hides when I maximize a window

Docky hides every time I maximize a window. This is happening since I've upgraded to 14.04
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Maximize error with chrome and blender under Gnome 3

Images say a 1000 words: This happens after I maximize the window, the content of the window is moved a little to the right. This only happens with chrome and blender (didn't happen with older ...
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How to I get my page on Ubuntu 14.04 to maximize correctly

When I click maximize, It will maximize the window. However it will leave about a one inch gap between the top and the left side. How do I get this to go away and make the window maximize fully. ...
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How can I start Pidgin maximised if maximus doesn't do it?

I use maximus to force applications to open in a maximized window, as suggested in this answer. [1] However, Pidgin message windows are not affected. When I start Pidgin, my buddy list doesn't appear ...
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How to hide wine app titlebar when window is maximized

This is a quick post to show how to make wine app hides the titlebar and fully fill the vertical area of screen space when maximized. In Unity DE, when Wine app is maximized, it doesn't hide the ...
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Which Desktop Environment has (or can have) global menus (apart from Unity)?

In Unity global menus auto-hide, which is completely nuts. – But in general I like the functionality for maximized windows (as long as it doesn’t disappear). Which DE can do global menus and has them:...
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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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gthumb open in full width?

Is there a way when I'm opening images with gthumb that gthumb opens it in full width and height of the screen? Basically to open maximized. Now when i click on image it always opens 1/4 of the ...
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Maximize an application with known PID from CLI

I need to maximize the window of an application when it's minimized using the command line only.. So how to do that knowing the process ID. When working on the wmctrl command i got the following ...
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Application to reproduce Mac OS X full screen mode?

I am currently running Xubuntu 13.04, but this would also be cool on Stock Ubuntu. I am a big fan of the way full screen works in Mac OS X, and would like to reproduce the effect on Linux with ...
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How do I fully expand the window showing the running operating system inside VirtualBox? [duplicate]

I'm running Win7 64 bit on VirtualBox and it only takes up half the screen. How can i expand it further?
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Can't use window controls on maximized windows

When I maximise a window and hover my mouse where the window controls should be, they do not appear however if I hover my mouse over the file menu bar, they do appear but as soon as I move my mouse ...
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How to start Gummi (GTK+ based application) maximized?

Is there something I could add to the Exec line ìn gummi.desktop which would do the trick? [Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Name=Gummi GenericName=LaTeX Editor Comment=Simple LaTeX Editor Exec=gummi %F ...
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How can I fully maximize wine applications?

In wine, my maximized applications retain the bar at top with title and minimize/maximize buttons. This duplicates the Ubuntu global menu and costs me precious screen space on my laptop. I would like ...
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Remove title bar and borders on maximized windows in Kubuntu

In gnome-shell there is an extension that removes the window borders, close buttons, title bar, etc on maximized windows to save screen real estate. How can this behavior be replicated in KDE?
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Changing GIMP's default startup option

When I open GIMP, I would like it to appear in maximized single-window mode. Is there a way I can do this, either with a shell script or preferences option?
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Can I theme the menubar to look different if a window is maximized?

I know you can theme the Unity menubar in GTK+3 using CSS, but is there a way to theme it differently depending on whether a window is maximized? This would be useful for e.g. themes where the ...
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Maximizing a window taking a long time on 12.04

On my Ubuntu 12.04 maximizing a window - for example terminal - is taking a long time (5+ seconds). Other applications, such as an empathy chat window, are taking up to 2 seconds to maximize. I have ...
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How to disable auto-maximize windows in GNOME?

Each time I open any application, it zooms to fill-up the entire desktop and so I am always forced to use "Unmaximize" using Alt+Space menu.
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How to have vncviewer connections open in maximized window?

I use sshplus to handle vnc connection, using a command line argument such as: vncviewer host:port -FullColour -passwd /home/.vnc/passwd Everything works, but I'd like to have its window ...