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Old 06-22-2010, 04:53 PM
Tortise
 
Default Is there a way to change the location of the minimize/maximizeWindows in Lucid?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom H" <tomh0665@gmail.com>
To: <ubuntu-users@lists.ubuntu.com>
Sent: Wednesday, June 23, 2010 3:41 AM
Subject: Re: Is there a way to change the location of the minimize/maximizeWindows in Lucid?


On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 11:35 AM, Maxime Alarie <malarie@processia.com> wrote:
> I dont like having them on the left side of the windows.. Im used to
> close my windows on the top-right corner…

>sudo gconftool-2 --set --type=string ":minimize,maximize,close"
/apps/metacity/general/button_layout

Kewl. What about setting these to both sides?? (Top left AND top right)



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Old 06-22-2010, 05:02 PM
Tony Pursell
 
Default Is there a way to change the location of the minimize/maximizeWindows in Lucid?

On Wed, 2010-06-23 at 04:53 +1200, Tortise wrote:
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tom H" <tomh0665@gmail.com>
> To: <ubuntu-users@lists.ubuntu.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, June 23, 2010 3:41 AM
> Subject: Re: Is there a way to change the location of the minimize/maximizeWindows in Lucid?
>
>
> On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 11:35 AM, Maxime Alarie <malarie@processia.com> wrote:
> > I dont like having them on the left side of the windows.. Im used to
> > close my windows on the top-right corner…
>
> >sudo gconftool-2 --set --type=string ":minimize,maximize,close"
> /apps/metacity/general/button_layout
>
> Kewl. What about setting these to both sides?? (Top left AND top right)
>

The colon ( determines which side the controls go, so I tried
"minimize,maximize,close:minimize,maximize,clo se" and
"minimize,maximize,close::minimize,maximize,cl ose"
but neither worked.

Tony
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