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Can I get close buttons to plasma widgets?

I updated recently from kubuntu 14.04 to 18.04 and got new plasma 5.12.6. However, the widgets (like network manager, volume, battery, calendar etc) are all missing close buttons (crosses on the right ...
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Compiz slightly blurry titlebar font when window is not maximized

I've configured Compiz to use gtk-window-decorator so that it may apply my Metacity theme for the titlebars. With this decorator, I've noticed that Compiz renders slightly blurry titlebar fonts when a ...
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No window border/decoration when unity activated in virtualbox/ubuntu 18.04

I installed unity on my brand new ubuntu 18.04 hoping it would solve my problem with virtualbox not wanting to use the 3D acceleration. It did, 3D acceleration now works, but I don't have window ...
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kubuntu Edit Window Decorations

I am trying to make my desktop install match my laptop, so I want to use the same themes and decoration settings. However, the decorations that I am using (BreezeMite Dark) for some reason makes the ...
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How do I disable client side decoration globally in GNOME?

I'm using Ubuntu GNOME 17.04. One encounters client side decoration (CSD) as most of the official GNOME applications (Nautilus, gedit, Evince etc.) use GtkHeaderBars (a combined title bar and toolbar, ...
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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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xprop fails to undecorate window

I am running Ubuntu 16.04. I want to undecorate (remove borders and title bar) of a window. I found an old posted scripts on the net claimed to be working but it doesn't work now. To undecorate: ...
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Gnome 3.24 shows no window border and mismatch full size windows

I am Unity only and I want to give Gnome a try on Ubuntu 16.10 (edit :now, i switched to 17.04, and the issue is the same). I installed gnome with apt install gnome-shell ubuntu-gnome-desktop. I kept ...
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How to remove the panel's menu-bar, and decorations for all local windows under Gnome?

I'm running Gnome version 3.4.1 and the script in charge of disabling menu-bar and decorations will run locally (no sudoing). It might have to do with gconftool-2, gsettings or compiz (all available ...
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Graphical components stuck on Kubuntu 16.04

I have Kubuntu 16.04 with kde 5.6.5, and I cannot change the graphical components, I am stuck with the qtcurve style. Here is a screenshot of the settings, as you can see, the style selected (and ...
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Color problem on Kubuntu 16.04 - themes aren't applied

I'm on Kubuntu 16.04, with kde 5.6.5, and window background color is not applying (always the default white) Here is a screenshot of Doplhin with the Breeze Dark theme, as you can see, some parts of ...
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How to customize window shadow in Ubuntu without disabling Unity?

I have tried everything but none of it seems to work. When I use window decorator in Compiz toolkit, it disables Unity and I don't want it to be disabled. So can you tell me how can i do this?
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How to create a custom splash screen for a program?

I am currently building a client for our users at work with Ubuntu MATE 15.10 and Plank as a dock. But when I click for example the Firefox icon in the dock nothing happens until it suddenly pops up ...
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How to enable traditional window placement/ geometry positioning

I have some remote X programs that all worked nice with 12.04. But in 14.04 there is now the following change. One program (emacs) calls another (gs) with a certain geometry specification. The ...
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How to hide window decoration (title bar) in Opera 32 and Cinnamon?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and my DE and window manager is Cinnamon (Muffin). Chromium has a nice option "Use system title bar and borders". Opera does not. I tried to add an option --force-native-...
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Black borders on: windows, notifications, menus, etc

I'm getting a black border around all elements in unity desktop. With terminal window is all black. If I maximize a window I get the name of it and normal actions Tried: running: dconf reset -f /...
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How to disable shadows for Ubuntu 15.04 for a certain window class?

How to disable shadows for Ubuntu 15.04 for a certain window class? In Ubuntu < 15.04, you could disable shadows and window decorations for a specific class of windows, using CCSM. For a specific ...
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Problems with minimizing and closing windows in Ubuntu 15.04

I sometimes have problems if I close or minimize windows in Ubuntu 15.04. If I want to close the window or minimize it, the system gets stuck and I can no longer click on anything. Only with the ...
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Nautilus preferences window has no Close/Maximize/Minimize and is partly not displayed (plain grey area)

I can't apply preferences for Nautilus/Files (Ubuntu 14.10), as there is no way to do so: Where do I apply the preferences? I can't close the window without using keyboard shortcuts or killing the ...
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Window decorations are permanently lost when windows are maximised

I am using a clean install of Xubuntu, running as a Guest on windows 7 using virtualbox, and default options for XFCE as the window manager. For some reason when I maximise any window (or open a ...
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How do I use the “no border” option in Compiz?

In KWin, there is an option in the window menu that hides the border of the window. Is there a way to enable such an option in Compiz, or is that functionality simply not available?
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is there some way to make windows owned by root (sudo) look different from normal user ones?

I run sudo gedit but it looks exactly like another gedit I have open with normal user... Any way to make it look diferent? but I dont mean tweaking each application preferences like background ...
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System monitor borders missing

It seems that some applications the borders are missing, I noticed it on gnome-system-monitor, but thought not much of it as I don't really use it. But more applications are having this issue too now, ...
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Corrupted window control theme on Unity

I have a question related to themes in Ubuntu 14.04. Whenever I try to apply a few themes such as Adwaita or Zukitwo, the window controls are not accurately themed and look out of place. I have added ...
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How to remove window decorations (title bars) from Ubuntu 14.04

I never used window decorations to maximize / minimize windows, but keyboard and mouse/keyboard shortcuts for all operations. In the good olde days, you could just disable and tweak the window ...
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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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How to make title bar buttons invisible and visible on mouseover?

The title bar buttons (minimize, maximize/restore and close) are normally visible at all times. I want them to be invisible all the time and visible only on mouseover. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS ...
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Borderless windows but keep title bar

I don't really like the look of the borders on the windows of applications I'm running. I've tried disabling window decorator, but that takes away the title bar and shadow as well. Ideally, I would ...
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How to disable the drop shadow effect at the edge of windows in Gnome Shell?

Here is: I try to find in gnome-tweak-tool, but I have no luck. I'm using Gnome Shell v3.8.3 on Ubuntu Gnome 13.04.
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window decoration missing after upgrade to 13.04

A few seconds after login my window decorations disappear and I have a black desktop background. I installed the latest catalyst drivers. 13.4. I have an HD7880. I Tried: gtk-window-decorator --...
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How can I turn off window titlebars (window decorations) in gnome shell/mutter?

There's a shell extension called Maximus that disables window decorations when windows are maximized, but I'd like to disable window decorations entirely, for all windows (just using keyboard ...
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Gnome-System-Monitor has no GTK Window Decoration

Really simple problem that I can't seem to figure out. The window decorator works for everything else, but whenever I open the system monitor, it opens in full screen with no border. I'm using Gnome ...
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KDE Rounded borders when maximized

In KDE (4.9 or Project Neon), how do I keep rounded borders for even maximized windows?
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Firefox/Thunderbird “Personas” do not cover window decorations

Is there anyway to make Firefox Personas cover window decorations? Chrome seems to be able to do this if you disable the GTK theme.
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How can I make Unity maximize windows like Gnome 2, KDE, Xfce et al?

Unity, of course, puts the window buttons and menus at the top left for maximized windows and removes the titlebar. I hate this. Is there a way to make it stop and just make the windows as big as the ...
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Minimize button is missing on Unity

This error happens on both Unity 3D and Unity 2D. I tried unity --reset command but it doesn't fix the error. Gnome shell properly shows all three buttons minimize maximize and close. But Unity doesn'...
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How to remove window's title bars?

I know I can disable windows decoration via CCSM, which I currently do. Im asking if there's way to remove title bars without losing windows decorations and/or the ability to resize with the mouse. ...
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How do I get windows to have borders/titlebars after upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04?

I upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04. Upgrade seemed to have no problems, but when I open a window it has no border or title·bar. I am using Gnome classic. Oddly, Google chrome does have Minimize, Full-...
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All windows decorations disappear after I maximize any window

When I maximize some of the windows all decorations disappear (by all, I mean on all windows)... Is that common issue on Unity or I'm just unlucky to have some prone to that bug configuration? Anyone ...
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How to customise window decoration whilst using Compiz on Xubuntu?

I have installed Compiz on Xubuntu 11.10 with sudo apt-get install compiz compizconfig-settings-manager compiz --replace ccp & In the process the XFCE window decoration theme is overridden by ...
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How can I move the Exit, Maximize, Minimize buttons to the left in Kubuntu?

I want to move exit, maximize, and minimize button to the left like I can do in Ubuntu 11.10. How to do it?
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Window borders missing - gtk-window-decorator segmentation fault

I have been using Ubuntu for about 1 year now and I got a problem just two days ago. Suddenly I started experiencing a problem with the window borders (title bar with close, maximize, and minimize ...
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Deeper drop shadow for focused windows gone in 11.10 [closed]

In 11.04, the window in focus had a deeper drop shadow to make it look like it was closer to the user. This feature seems gone in 11.10. Was this intentional and will this behavior return?
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How to stop excessive memory usage of unity-window-decorator? [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 11.04 on an AMD64 computer. When I boot the computer the memory usage of unity-window-decorator is few tens of MB (checked with System Monitor)c After many hours using Google Chrome, ...
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Can Emerald do translucent (blurred) window borders?

Emerald is a nice window decorator, and I am using it with Compiz. However, I see no option in the Emerald settings to make decorations translucent (i.e. blurred backgrounds), only transparent (see-...
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ubuntu theme suddenly changed to default and it's not coming back!

I logged in to ubuntu as I always do and suddenly the theme changed from what I have chosen to the default one and when I try to bring it back, it's working, but not the way it's supposed to: As ...
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I want to completely remove titlebars from windows

I want to completely remove titlebars from windows...but still have shadows via window decorations. I am using the Elementary borderless theme and Compiz. But it doesn't matter too much which theme I ...
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How to set an application to open in a certain position on the screen?

Say I wanted an application to open its window in the center of the screen instead of some inconvenient place like the top left (I have a pretty big monitor, so I'd have to raise my head. Also, the ...
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Window-borders disappears in Unity

Recently I found that window borders keep disappearing intermittently in Unity! Especially when either Google Chrome or Mozilla Thunderbird are running. Is there a way out?
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Window buttons vanish after upgrading metacity packages [closed]

I am using Unity. Today I upgraded some Metacity packages to the latest version with Synaptic Package Manager. After restarting the Window Buttons are gone, but the borders are still present. I don't ...