Questions tagged [window-buttons]

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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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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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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How to enable clicking the top-right corner of the screen to click the close button?

I am trying to get this done: Move the cursor to the top right corner of the screen and click the close button to close a maximized window. instead of this: Move the cursor to the top-right corner ...
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Window control buttons appearing on the status bar

I have the icons appear in the status bar. They appear even when there is no window open and do nothing when clicked. It started happening after upgrading to 20.04. How can I remove these icons?
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What's the button on the left corner of a XFCE4 window

I'm using xfce4 and my theme is orchis-dark. I was always wondering about a select button on the left corner of my window. You can see the button in the following screenshots: What does it do?
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Title bar buttons (close, minimize, maximize) apper in system status on top bar Ubuntu 20.04, Gnome 3.36.8

I have been getting this Although I have installed both dconf-editor and gnome tweaks, I try to use dconf-editor only for features not present in gnome tweaks. I used gnome-tweaks to make sure the ...
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Kubuntu how to make close button hit screen corner

on Windows, I could just throw my mouse somewhere to the top right and then always hit the close button, if the window was maximized. On Kubuntu/KDE however, the circle hitbox doesn't hit the most top-...
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How to change the size of titlebar buttons?

How can I change the size of titlebar/window buttons? Changing the fractional scaling to 125% causes many other problems, so I'm avoiding it.
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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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How to align window buttons vertically in Ubuntu as below?

As you can see the the minimize close buttons are aligned vertically and they are transparent.
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Maximize button inconsistency

I am using Ubuntu 20.04. I just realised that some windows have no maximise button, in this picture for example Darktable and Rapid Photo Downloader haven't the maximize button, while libreoffice and ...
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How do I move window buttons to the right on Ubuntu 20? [duplicate]

After upgrade to Ubuntu 20, my window buttons moved again to the left and I don't know how change it in this version of distribution.
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Title bar settings missing in GNOME Tweaks on Ubuntu 20.04

I tried to move my "close, minimise and maximise" to the right + add the macOS theme to it. However, I have not been able to find any settings for that. In GNOME Tweaks > Windows the settings to put ...
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Getting a small arrow on top bar's right corner. Only for terminal. How to remove it? [duplicate]

The arrow doesn't effect the function of the buttons as I’m still able to use all the 3 keys. I guess it's just an overlay:
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Large Icon over control buttons - terminal Ubuntu 18.04

Currently I'm facing a bug in which a big icon is over my control buttons in the terminal display. This is happening when I use as a theme application Mojave-dark and Numix-circle. When I put the ...
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Gnome Titlebar height

I have Gnome 3.36 and I wondered if it's possible to change the titlebar height. For example in Chrome I have a big title bar but in my Chrome PWA I have a smaller titlebar (screenshot). Is it similar ...
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Close button in some default GNOME applications looks different

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. After a recent updates or something else, close button in some program looks different. I see it only in system monitor and calculator. It looks like this: Calculator ...
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How do I move "Application menu" within the widows title bar on the left side while "minimize, maximize, close" buttons are placed on the right side?

I'm looking for a way to move the application menu in the window's title bar on the left side as it is illustrated on the next image. Optionally, I will be happy if there is some way to force such ...
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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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How to resize window icons (min, max, close), Ubuntu 18.04 Gnome

I've tried all the tweaks I could find on the internet and I still can't resize the window icons (close, min, max). Everything else, I've been able to resize perfectly, but not even scale changes them,...
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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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Window control buttons order problem while they are in left

While the window control buttons are on right it's close, maximize & minimize, but while they are on left it's close, minimize & maximize on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. It's bothering the hell out of me....
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How do I move application menu on windows to left side in Ubuntu 18.10/18.04?

I have disabled application menu from top bar using Tweaks. Now the application menu shows on the right side of the application window. I want to move it to left side. How do I do it?
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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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How do I restore the title bar button arrangement to its original style in GNOME?

I recently installed the Pantheon DE to test out, and wasn't too fond of it so I switched back to GNOME. However, even after uninstalling Pantheon, window title bars are still using the Pantheon style....
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How Do I remove minimize, maximize, and close buttons in Ubuntu 18.04?

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04. Previously in GNOME 3, the minimize, maximize, and close buttons never appeared on any of my applications, such as Chromium Browser and Emacs. These buttons annoy me ...
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Can I hide the Firefox title bar AND still see the close/minimize/maximize icons?

I am using Ubuntu 18.04. I realize with GNOME, or its extensions, I can do things like hide the title bar. However, I want to hide the title bar and still see the windows management icons like on Mac ...
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Why are gnome apps not respecting button-layout?

Working with Ubuntu Studio (XFCE desktop) 18.04. I'm seeing this problem: What's happening is that I'm setting the org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences.button-layout setting in dconf-editor to put ...
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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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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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Restore Window Control in Gnome Shell

So I tested elementary OS I don't like it so I removed it I switch back to gnome but left me with elementary os style windows control. which has close in left and maximize in right. I decided to run ...
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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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Change close button to right on Ubuntu 16.04 GNOME

I was initially on Unity desktop but I installed GNOME and I want to move the buttons to the right. I have tried commands like gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences button-layout ':minimize,...
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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 ...