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Window Buttons are the buttons at the top of the windows that close, minimize, and maximize the current window. The red X closes a window, the minus sign minimizes, and the rectangle maximizes.

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No Title Bar button to close window Ubuntu 18.04

Since upgrading to Ubuntu 18.04 from Ubuntu 16.04, the titlebar buttons on the upper left corner of the window for closing, minimizing and maximizing windows have vanished. Then I went to GNOME ...
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How to increase the size of window-buttons on Ubuntu 19.04

I would like to know, How do you get windows-buttons windows-buttons(minimize, maximize and close) a lot bigger. I have try some tweak to make the bar thinner (doing the opposite), but without any ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS highlight color for dialog buttons is too little visible

In Ubuntu 18.04 LTS it's so difficult to see which button is the current selection in a dialog window, because it's too little visible the color highlight. Using the mouse it's easy, but moving ...
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Disable 4th title-bar button (menu) on Ubuntu 18.04

I have just now installed Ubuntu and i am seeing 4 title bar buttons on some windows (menu, min, max, close) I would really like to get rid of the menu button. Possible? I'm using standard Ubuntu 18....
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How to restore correct window control behaviour in Gnome? [closed]

I'm having an issue on my laptop which is preventing me from changing the settings for GTK+ applications that use headerbars. Non-header bar applications are working just fine. What happened is that ...
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No window buttons in nautilus when maximised

When apps like Ubuntu Software and Files are maximised they do not have title bar buttons. I did see Nautilus window buttons disappear when maximized but they didn't find a way to solve it. It just ...
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Why do I have a tiny Terminal logo blocking the minimize button in Terminal windows? [duplicate]

Just as the title says, I have a mini icon when I open Terminal: I would like to hide it if at all possible.
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Some window buttons won’t change to left

I use ubuntu 18.10 and since yesterday I have a problem with window buttons. I’ve set in tweaks to show only close button on the left. However, right now some applications open with default all three ...
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Nautilus window buttons disappear when maximized [closed]

On a freshly updated Ubuntu 18.04 (Gnome 3.28.2), I used Gnome tweak tools to move window buttons to the left ('close,maximize,minimize:'). All applications seem fine, except Nautilus where the ...
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windows control button bug [duplicate]

i am facing an error in the windows control button, please see below screenshots, i have changed to other themes but did not work, this is only happening in the terminal, at other places but I have ...
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Windows button to the left

So basically, I managed to move my windows button to the left and applied it to the whole system EXCEPT the buttons whenever I open the file menu. How do I solve this matter? is this because of the ...
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How change Ubuntu 16.04 window control buttons only?

How change Ubuntu 16.04 window control button only without additional plugin/package? Currently my machine simply running Ubuntu 16.04 X11 Unity and with extra tool called as Plank. How to tweak the ...
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Change the position of minimize/maximize/close window buttons from upper right corner to upper left corner in Ubuntu 17.10 [duplicate]

The minimize, maximize, and close buttons used to be in the upper left corner of windows, which I prefer because most of the content in the windows I use is on the left side, so it takes less mouse ...
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Terminal icon in window titlebar is stretched out over window control buttons

A while ago I upgraded from Ubuntu 17.04 to Ubuntu 17.10 and everything is working fine except for the fact that the icon in the window title bar of my terminal seems to be stretched out to some ...
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All buttons are missing buttons

As you can see that is a picture of my nautilus the home,back,next buttons etc are replaced by a (not found.......... I guess that's what it is) Another thing to mention I had installed Gnome3 ...
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Display/theme problems after reinstalling Ubuntu 16.04.02

I recently reinstalled Ubuntu because I changed the permissions of a folder I shouldn't have. Ever since then I've had an issue with the way my range sliders and buttons are displayed in some ...
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How to move windows buttons to left in GTK apps in KDE plasma?

I already have "close,minimize,maximize:appmenu" in /org/gnome/desktop/wm/preferences/button-layout. still it doesn't work. Thanks.
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How do I move window buttons to the left in Budgie

For a more consistent user experience between the different Ubuntu DEs I would like to have my windows buttons on the left side in Ubuntu Budgie. Apparently the corresponding dconf key has no effect:
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Always show Close/Minimize/Maximize buttons (Unity)

There are a few questions about "showing buttons" but these are not what I want. Here's the System Settings's window buttons as it has always been. And here's what I want in all windows. For example, ...
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16.04 LTS changing Title Bar Buttons

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04LTS, and I would like to move the Close , Max, Min Buttons to the right side. However, each of the tutorials that I have watched shows options in gconf that I do not ...
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Remove maximize/minimize window buttons from GNOME 3.18 [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 16.04 on my computer and I recently installed GNOME 3.18, alongside Unity. Being used to having the window buttons on the left side, I changed their position with some command lines I ...
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Move Chromium button layout from right to left

For a while now, I was able to use the instructions from one of the comments in this answer to align Chromium's Close, Minimize and Maximize buttons to the left of the browser window. However, in ...
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Has or will Bug #1568490 ever be addressed? [duplicate]

I am an old and ornery guy that has had the window controls on the right of window since the Windows 3.1 days. Along comes this new fandangled Unity thing and it moves the buttons to the left. I would ...
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How to increase the size of window buttons on Ubuntu?

I have found settings to only increase the launcher size. Could anyone help me in increasing the size of window-buttons (minimize, maximize and close buttons) on Ubuntu (if possible titlebar size too)?...
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Remove title bar from GNOME but keep window controls [duplicate]

I want to remove the title bar from maximized GNOME applications, but every extension that does this also removes the window controls. How do I get rid of the title and keep the controls?
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What command can I use to minimize the current terminal window? [duplicate]

Which command can I use to minimize the current terminal window. i.e. this should do the same as a click on the minimize window control:
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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 close, minimize, and maximize a specified window from Terminal?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18 and I am wondering if there is a way from Terminal to close, minimize, unminimize, maximize, and unmaximize specified windows? Note - I've looked at ...
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Windows Buttons extension in gnome?

I want to add Window Buttons Extension but I could not add with gnome browser integration. On/Off slider is not working. When I slide it to ON, a dialog shows up and I select install and then nothing ...
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How to bring back minimize and maximize buttons in Gnome 3

I have recently installed Ubuntu Gnome which has the latest version of Gnome 3 running on it, and I have noticed that on windows there are no minimize buttons, and no maximize buttons, although I can ...
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Buttons in panel shift down when active (xfce, xubuntu)

You can see here five applications launched in the one time, four of them are rolled up and one active is chrome browser. Somehow icon of the current active application are shifted down for the few ...
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Does anyone know of an upside down window border or theme for MATE or Gnome?

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this but I have been wondering if you could have an upside down window border. What I mean by this is can you move the close, minimise, maximise, etc... ...
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Is it possible to change the behavior of close button?

Can I change the behavior of the close button so it won't close the application/window but merely minimize it? Similarly to the behavior in Mac OS X.. Edit: A nice workaround would be to change the ...
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How can I get bigger window buttons in unity ?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with unity. I would like to have bigger window buttons (close, maximize, minimize) in unity (theme Ambiance or Radiance). I am using Ubuntu on a touchscreen with my fingers and ...
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How to move window buttons to right side in 14.04 gnome fallback [duplicate]

Ubuntu Tweak doesn't seem to give me this capability, I can change theme stuff but those buttons are fixed on the left side
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(Lubuntu) How to move close, minimize and maximize to the left

There seem to be plenty of responses for GNOME Shell and Unity, but I'm not sure about Lubuntu. I just found very old answers on other sites (For releases <10.04 etc) but didn't want to try them in ...
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Always show close, minimize, maxmize buttons

In Unity I have to mouse over the top-left to see the close, minimize, and maximize buttons. For some reason, this is really annoying to me. How can I make those buttons always visible? This doesn'...
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Unable to access window controls on maximized windows [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 but an annoying error has been bothering me. I formatted my PC to get rid of it, but about 2 hours after the fresh install, it came back. The thing is that the title bar of ...
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How to place window controls in chromium/chrome to the left side?

Anyone knows how to do it? It doesn't inherits openbox's settings so i tried advices, related to other unity/gnome (maybe chrom* inherits it): $ gconftool-2 --get /apps/metacity/general/button_layout ...
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How to open a window without “close” button?

In a script I want to open a window which is missing the "close" button in the title bar, so that it can't be accidentally be closed, but still has the "minimize" and "maximize" buttons. Is this ...
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Move Window Controls of Maximised Window to Right

I can move my window controls from following this and this discussion from askubuntu.com. Normal Window Controls do work fine. However maximized windows don't seem to follow this rule. When window ...
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How do I move the window buttons of Google Chrome to left? [duplicate]

I updated Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 using Gnome Shell 3.6. After the update, the window buttons from e.g. Google Chrome are displayed on the right side (close, minimize, maximize). In 12.10, I believe I ...
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I can't change windows buttons to the right side with Ubuntu Tweak [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal, and I have Ubuntu Tweak already installed. I am tring to change windows buttons to the right side. I choose option "Right" in UT (and nothing happens). When I close ...
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Resize the window control buttons (close, restore, maximize)

How can I change the size of the close/restore/maximize/minimize buttons of the windows? They are too small for me. With a big monitor, it's difficult to position the mouse over them. Is there a ...
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How to add buttons in Glade and resize

Trying to create the framework for a calculator. I add the window I add the vbox using 2 boxes. 1 for the display, the other for the buttons When I add 1 button it fills the entire panel and I can't ...
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Why does window buttons appear twice in Chrome/Chromium? [duplicate]

After following some beginners tips/tricks for Ubuntu 12.10, I noticed that Chrome/Chromium windows shows the minimize, maximize and close button twice. I tried undoing what I did, but that didn't fix ...
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How can I move the dash home button up to that space in the image? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to move the Dash launcher home button to the panel? I have seen several screenshots where the dash home button is not on the side bar...but on the panel. Like in this ...
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How come all my window buttons are right aligned, but chrome buttons are on the left?

I am wondering why chrome close/maximize buttons are aligned to the left while all the buttons are aligned to the right. The truth is that the chrome buttons are right aligned too when in the chrome ...
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How to move title bar buttons to the left in Pantheon/Gala?

I want to move the window-buttons to the left in the Pantheon 1.29. How can I do this?
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How do you move the window controls to the window when maximized [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to remove maximized window controls/title from top panel in Unity I want to move my window controls (close, maximize, minimize) back to the current window while ...