Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Ubuntu: how to move maximum,minimum, close button to right side

In ubuntu 10.04, the minimum,maximum,close button in window is left side top corner, which is default. Now we can change the minimum,maximum,close button to right side top corner.

In terminal, type the following line

gconftool-2 --set '/apps/metacity/general/button_layout' --type string ':minimize,maximize,close'

The window buttons are goes to right side top corner

For return to default, type the following line in terminal

gconftool-2 --set '/apps/metacity/general/button_layout' --type string 'minimize,maximize,close:'