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Old 11-23-2006, 11:28 AM   #1
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How do I configure titlebar buttons in Compiz?

Ok, I have Debian Testing (Etch) installed with XOrg 7.1 + Compiz. I run KDE as my desktop.

In KDE I normally have the close button moved over to the left hand side (which is how I like it). From what I can tell, Compiz just takes its window decoration settings from Metacity.

I have downloaded and installed gconf-editor and I went and did this:

/apps/metacity/general/button_layout = close:menu,minimize,maximize

But my buttons are still arranged like this:


How do I change the button layout in Compiz? Also, if anyone knows how to change the window decoration theme that would be good too.

Old 11-25-2006, 03:02 AM   #2
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If you are using vanilla compiz you cannot change window decorator use beryl ( instead


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