[kwlug-disc] Thunderbird Missing Maximinize, Minimize, and Close buttons

unsolicited unsolicited at swiz.ca
Mon May 12 16:08:48 EDT 2014


Yes, very cool if that solved the problem - not something I would 
immediately have thought of, yet once I read the solution I remembered 
that that stuff was there. (I'm certainly glad to have this in my kwlug 
archive to look back to should I run into this myself!)

What's curious though ... those are unusual settings to have to check 
out / they're not the norm. So something schmucked them on you in the 
first place?

On 14-05-12 12:28 PM, Joe Wennechuk wrote:
> You are my hero!
>
>> Date: Fri, 9 May 2014 19:55:38 -0400
>> From: kwlug.org at ciotog.net
>> To: kwlug-disc at kwlug.org
>> Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] Thunderbird Missing Maximinize, Minimize,	and Close buttons
>>
>> Try pressing Alt-F3 when the application has focus, this should open
>> the KDE window settings dialog.
>> Then under "More Actions", there's an option "Special Window
>> Settings". On the "Appearances & Fixes" tab, see that the Window type
>> is set to "Normal window". If this is fine, then check "Special
>> Application Settings" for the same thing.
>>
>> Otherwise there should be an option in there for "No Title Bar and
>> Frame" that might also be the culprit.
>>
>> On 9 May 2014 10:54, Joe Wennechuk <youcanreachmehere at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>> I am running Kubuntu Trusty, and when I open Thunderbird there are no window
>>> control buttons. I have tried turning off desktop effects, F11, Messing
>>> about with tool bars. I can not seem to get this working. Anyone else having
>>> this issue? I am pretty sure it was working before I put Trusty on it.




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