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Questions about title bar, which is part of the window decoration. If the title bar has an unusual design that may not follow system-wide theme, or has more graphical elements besides window title and window controls, then use 'csd' tag instead.

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How to disable ubuntu 24.04's toggle maximize on titlebar single click?

I'm used to having to double click to toggle a window's maximization. Right now, if I single click on a window, it toggles its maximization (although only when the window is already maximized). I'll ...
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How to modify the window's app title bar in VS Code?

The Windows app title bar swallows a lot of space in all software I want this title bar to be modified to make it smaller or somehow change its layout design because the space is not enough. How to ...
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Move min, max, close buttons to the left in Qt windows

Gnome allows to move Min, Max and Close buttons on the left of the title bar. But Qt5 windows don't care (for instance: Clementine, KeepassXC, ...). And there is no option in Qt5 parameters to change ...
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How can I differentiate my terminals

I am using multiple terminals for different task. But it's hard to remember which terminal I use for a specific task. I guess I could set the title, but how and is there something else I can do to ...
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After updating to Ubuntu 23.10, some applications appear as a gear icon in the dock and have unthemed title bars

After upgrading from Ubuntu 23.04 to Ubuntu 23.10, some applications that I use (e.g., TeXworks and DiffPDF, both installed from the "universe" apt repository) show up in my Gnome dock as a ...
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What is the White circle?

Screenshot of corner of screen Noob question but please can someone tell me what the white spot is to the right of the app icon (i.e. to the left on the title bar just after the app logo)? I'm using ...
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ld.so error requesting libgtk3-nocsd.so.0, but windows get double titlebars if I install it

After foolishly installing multiple desktop environments alongside my Gnome setup, including Xfce, Unity, and Cinnamon, I get an error message in my terminal whenever I execute any command or even ...
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The apps that I downloaded have broken and weird square titlebars

I downloaded Krita (flatpak) and its titlebar was square. When I maximized it I couldn't move certain parts of the titlebar. This also happened in VLC (snap).
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QT apps like Kdenlive have a KDE Plasma style title bar (window decorations) on Gnome

Can anyone explain why some QT apps like qBittorrent,OBS Studio and Kdenlive have a KDE Plasma style title bar and window decorations on my Gnome desktop ? I have tried various methods for styling qt ...
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wmctrl -- rename window title but need to select by hexadecimal window identifier

I have two instances of a windowed program running. wmctrl -l shows them having identical "long names," though their hexadecimal window identities shown in the first column are different. ...
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Title bar / full screen in 23.04

Anyone have any idea why since upgrading from 22.10 to 23.04 apps like Kodi and games can no longer go into full screen mode? The screenshot is Kodi... I get window and top bar, but these weren't ...
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Hide application title bar in Ubuntu 22.04

After upgrading to Ubuntu 22.04 I noticed that some applications have a big white title bar separate from the application's main toolbar. For example, here's maximized PyCharm after the upgrade: This ...
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How do you enable titlebar icons in 22.04

How do you enable icons in window titlebars, it appears in ubuntu 22.04 they have been hidden for all applications? The examples below are from the same java program running on ubuntu and windows. The ...
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How to get rid of double title bar in Unity on Ubuntu 22.04?

I am running Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and installed Unity alongside Gnome because of certain features which Gnome does not handle as well at this moment. However, all apps which come with my Ubuntu ...
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How to fix the window title for an application (Android Studio)?

I am running the latest Android Studio version on Ubuntu 22.04.1 (Wayland). The corresponding .desktop file in ~/.local/share/applications looks like this: [Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Type=Application ...
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Hide Text on Window Title Headers (Gnome)

I need to hide the text on the window title headers, which usually shows the application name. It is disruptive to me because I have many window applications running in parallel on the same screen and ...
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How to reinstate window buttons in GNOME software and GNOME calendar in Ubuntu Unity?

I am running Ubuntu Unity 22.10. For some reason, GNOME Software (the one installed with apt, not the snap store) and GNOME Calendar do not have a titlebar, and do not have any window buttons. It ...
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Firefox windows capture clicks on an area larger than its real size on Ubuntu 22.04 [duplicate]

It looks as if Firefox windows are capturing the mouse clicks on an area larger than their window. The extra area expands to approximately the size of the titlebar on the 4 directions (top, bottom, ...
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Get Browser Tabs and Three Control Options in Same Rows

I have switched to kubuntu 22.04 from windows and I am liking it. But the fact that Three Control options ( minimize, maximize, close) are taking its own row is very annoying. I do not need title at ...
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Visual Studio Code has a white bar (titlebar)

ive installed visual studio code, and theres this annoying white bar that i cant get rid of, can somebody help? ive tried changing my Window: Title Bar Style already but it doesnt help. the ugly white ...
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How to remove window title bar without maximizing?

I want to remove title bar in VLC MEDIA PLAYER without maximized. Is there anyway to solve this? I am googling for 5 hours but I can't find the answer.
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Anyone else missing min/max/close buttons on firefox ubuntu 21.10? They still work, they are just not visible

Anyone else missing min/max/close buttons on firefox ubuntu 21.10? They still work, they are just not visible. Here I am hovering over the close button: It’s been this way for months across multiple ...
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GNOME Terminal Titlebar Always Black

In GNOME, my Terminal's titlebar is always black, even when I use a light shell theme. Everything in GNOME has a white titlebar except for Terminal. I also tried using another theme, and it does this ...
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How to remove the Title Bar of Gnome applications

Problem I have one Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop(Gnome) and I want it to be fully black and ideal. As reference, I have taken one Ubuntu20 Server and Installed openbox on it. I hided the title bar of all the ...
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Titlebar buttons dissapear

Why does the titlebar button disappear when I maximize the window? But when not maximized the titlebar buttons are visible. How to solve this problem? Sorry for my english Maximize window
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Remove extra window title bar

After an update from Ubuntu 21.04 to 21.10, I now have an extra bar on top of some windows. The bar is completely blank. So far, I noticed it in Nautilus. See the extra space above the buttons in this ...
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How to remove the Google Chrome title bar on Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS?

How can I remove the "Google - Google Chrome" header that appears in the image below? I would be glad for you help.
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How to reduce the height of headerbar (titlebar) of GTK3 apps using CSD?

The height of title bar in GNOME is really wide. Is there a way to make it narrow without installing any extension or theme? Title bar of File manager and Terminal is wide and looks ugly. I love how ...
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Is there a way to slim down ubuntu's titlebar widgets?

Is there a way to reduce the size of the widgets on the window title bar's in ubuntu 20.04? I recently decided 1348271 didn't work for me and decided to do 821813. But I would still like to shrink the ...
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Remove widgets from titlebars in gnome

Is there a way to remove the widgets from the title bars in gnome windows? I am talking about these... Basically any widget. The only things I really want on my title bars are these..
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Ubuntu Program bar Icons different

My Problem is that the maximize, close and minimize buttons aren't the default ones and it's really irritating me. This happend after installing the kde plasma desktop and then removing it. If anyone ...
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Change xterm title position

I want to know if I can set the title of the terminal to the left side rather than center on Ubuntu20.04LTS? Thank you! this is an example of terminal title bar and I want to set the "title" ...
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How do i make or customize the title bars size small in Ubuntu themes?

As you can see the title bar of the terminal is quite wide and takes a lot of space. I like the way Mac's terminal or its window's title bars are narrow. I'm on Ubuntu 20.04 and using "whiteSur-...
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Change Shape Of Titlebar Buttons

Is there any way that I can change the shape of these buttons to be square? It is Ubuntu's last LTS version with Gnome, previously these buttons were square but now I can't change it back. The buttons,...
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Can we in any way drag and drop the extensions icon/symbol to change their positions. How we can control it easily in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS?

Can we in anyway drag and drop extensions icons by mouse click in the title bar? How can we control its placement w.r.t to others easily? In this picture such a feature is required. It will make it ...
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Minimize, Maximize and Close Button in title bar. How can we remove this and put back the window options?

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, I ran in to a small trouble, and I do not know how to overcome this. I am attaching the pic for better comprehension. The minimize, maximize and close shifted to title bar. And ...
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How can we auto magnify title bar upon cursor hover in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS?

I have posted cursor hover auto magnification question previously but that is not related to title bar. Now what I want is to add this effect on the title bar. How can we do this? I am already ...
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How can we enable drop down on title bar (Ubuntu 20.04 LTS), like the one we have for bookmark drop down arrows in browsers?

The following is the bar I am referring to: And this is what appears to be missing / or can be added but I do not know how: This arrow appears in bookmark in browser. But is there any way we can ...
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brightness bar blinking 18.04

I have a problem with sound bar and I don't know how to figure it out. Here is a video to see what I mean: See here
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Fullscreen games are showing title bar

A few days ago, most fullscreen games launched via Steam began showing the title bar no matter what settings I have configured. I am not sure what would have changed to cause this to start happening. ...
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No maximize option available on the title bar for `darktable`

I have installed darktable from Ubuntu software center (not the snap package). darktable opens without the maximize button in the title bar as shown in the image below: What is wrong here? I have ...
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Window's Title Bar Text Desproportionally Big [duplicate]

I recently had many visual bugs due I changed the name of my home folder's username, one of them is a bigger title bar text than usual. I've not found a way to modify this yet sadly, so I came here to ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 problem setting gnome terminal title

I am trying to set a custom title on the terminal similar to this question: How to change Gnome-Terminal title? However, the "PROMPT_COMMAND" answer isn't working, or it's being overwritten ...
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Move window TITLE (NOT BUTTONS) to left a-la-windows in Ubuntu 20.04

I have my Ubuntu setup as close to Windows as possible (more comfortable to me.) How do I move JUST THE WINDOW TITLE/LABEL to the left hand side like you would find in Windows? Any help would be ...
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Gnome Settings: title bar buttons in the middle

I know that Gnome's title bars are not always intuitive and consistent, but how did I end up with this? This is the Settings app which has the close, minimize and maximize button on the left of the &...
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How to change the order of the Windows titlebar buttons when moved over to the left

Using Ubuntu 20.04 and Gnome Session Flashback, I got accustomed to the title bar icons being on the left. I've found that I prefer the 'close' button to be closest and within reach for quick access, ...
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Ubuntu-Mate 20.04 removes dialog title bar close button

I updated Ubuntu-Mate 18.04 to 20.04 and all of my LibreOffice dialogs lost their title bar close button. This is a Mate thing. Gnome desktop continues to show the close button. A discussion from ...
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Is there a way to disable/prevent custom title bar buttons?

I am running ubuntu 20.04 on desktop. I have recently been irritated by several occasions where I went to close or minimise a window, and for a few seconds couldn't see or process the where the ...
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How to remove the upper bar of applications

How do I remove the top bar of applications (title-bar), The one bar that usually displays minimize, maximize and close? See attached screenshot:
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After upgrading to Ubuntu 20.04, top bars of apps are showing boxes with numbers in them instead of titles [duplicate]

Every application window has these numerical things instead of titles since I upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04:
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