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:

    gconf-editor

    Go to Desktop > Gnome > Shell > Windows

    Double click :close next to button_layout to edit.

    Change too:

    :minimize,maximize,close

    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”.

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

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