One of the more controversial changes in the Ubuntu 10.04 beta is the Mac OS-inspired change to have window buttons on the left side. We’ll show you how to move the buttons back to the right.
While the change may or may not persist through to the April 29 release of Ubuntu 10.04, in the beta version the maximize, minimize, and close buttons appear in the top left of a window.
<strong>How to move the window buttons</strong>The window button locations are dictated by a configuration file. We'll use the graphical program gconf-editor to change this configuration file.
Press Alt F2 to bring up the Run Application dialog box, enter <em>gconf-editor</em>in the text field, and click on Run.
The Configuration Editor should pop up.
The key that we want to edit is in apps/metacity/general. Click on the button next to the […]