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Thread: How to move Maximize, Minimize & close buttons to the right in Lucid ?

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    How to move Maximize, Minimize & close buttons to the right in Lucid ?

    1- From terminal open gconf-edit:
    Code:
    gconf-edit
    2- Go to : apps >> metacity >> general

    3- change the value of button_layout to:
    Code:
    :minimize,maximize,close
    4- Done



    Source: full circle magazine issue 37 page 28 (Q&A)

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    Unhappy Re: How to move Maximize, Minimize & close buttons to the right in Lucid ?

    Didn't work for me...

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    Re: How to move Maximize, Minimize & close buttons to the right in Lucid ?

    Quote Originally Posted by GregorDS View Post
    Didn't work for me...
    try putting this:
    menu:minimize,maximize,close

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    Re: How to move Maximize, Minimize & close buttons to the right in Lucid ?

    Its gconf-editor for me.

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    Re: How to move Maximize, Minimize & close buttons to the right in Lucid ?


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    Re: How to move Maximize, Minimize & close buttons to the right in Lucid ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Soulcage View Post
    Its gconf-editor for me.
    thanks Soulcage, of course it is gconf-editor, I thought his problem was with the order.

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    Re: How to move Maximize, Minimize & close buttons to the right in Lucid ?

    sorry it's
    Code:
    gconf-editor

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    Re: How to move Maximize, Minimize & close buttons to the right in Lucid ?

    You guys are gonna screw up future updates with Gconf. Read howefield's post.

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