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Old 07-23-2009, 12:16 AM   #1
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Maximize and Close buttons missing with Squeeze

About a month ago I upgraded from Lenny to Squeeze and everything seemed fine.

But sometime between then and now I lost the maximize and close buttons (I still have the minimize)

This is only a minor annoyance for me but a major one for my wife.

I searched the web and some other forums but have found no help.

I am using Gnome 2.26.1

Old 07-23-2009, 03:16 AM   #2
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Hi and welcome to LQ!
It's a good idea to both search this site and to google for answers to your problem. If you have it, then odds are other people have had it and solved it.

I did a quick google on gnome maximize close and found this:
and this
Let us know if you need further help.
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have you restarted X?
Old 07-25-2009, 03:27 PM   #4
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I tried all that and my searches resulted in about the same results as yours. I read somewhere that this may be a xserver problem or a metacity problem. I did reinstall xserver with no results.

I read somewhere else that if I create a new user the buttons may show and then I just need to move a config file to my user and the problem would be solved.

Alas, the new user has the same problem.


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