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Show and hide the buttons icons

Buttons with iconsWhen the GNOME staff has decided to hide the menu icons they also removed the stock icons in the buttons, uniforming the user interface and making it a bit smaller.

The good news is that is still possible to enable and show the buttons icons again. The above image shows the GNOME Screenshot dialog with the buttons icons enabled.

To show again the buttons icons you could execute the following command in a terminal window: (more…)


Change the window title buttons

Window title default buttonsThe window title default buttons layout in GNOME 3 will show only a closing button on the right side. No more minimize, maximize and application menu buttons like in the previous GNOME releases.

The buttons layout on the window title bar can be restored or changed to any wanted combination using a single command inside a terminal window. The syntax for change the buttons layout is:

gconftool-2 --set --type str /desktop/gnome/shell/windows/button_layout "LEFT_SIDE:RIGHT_SIDE"