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

Joe Wennechuk youcanreachmehere at hotmail.com
Wed May 14 09:47:53 EDT 2014


I find sometimes in my old age my click finger drags instead of clicking and clicks instead of dragging, and it has been getting me into all sorts of configuration trouble, especially on my phone. Thanks for the help


> Date: Mon, 12 May 2014 16:08:48 -0400
> From: unsolicited at swiz.ca
> To: kwlug-disc at kwlug.org
> Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] Thunderbird Missing Maximinize, Minimize, and Close buttons
> 
> 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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