Add Minimize, Maximize Buttons in Gnome 3 ~ Ubuntu 11.04

  • With Gnome 3, the minimize and maximize buttons have been removed. There is only a close button. If you want to add them back, you can do so with one of the following methods.

    1. Gconf

    Open the gconf configuration tool by pressing Alt + F2 and running:


    Go to Desktop > Gnome > Shell > Windows

    Double click :close next to button_layout to edit.

    Change too:


    2. Gnome Tweak Tool

    The super easy way to do it, is with the Gnome Tweak Tool. Under Shell, change the “arrangement of buttons on the titlebar” to “All”.


    July 26th, 2011 | Joe Steiger | 4 Comments | Tags: , , , , , ,

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