Take the 2-minute tour ×
Unix & Linux Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for users of Linux, FreeBSD and other Un*x-like operating systems.. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I'm setting up XMonad within Linux Mint, and I've been able to remove the menubar and the scrollbar from my terminal windows, but I can't get rid of the small resizing nub in the bottom right corner. Here's a screenshot: terminal with offending nub

I think it's feature of Linux Mint (maybe?), but it serves no purpose because of the nature of XMonad, so I'd love to get rid of it. It's gnome-terminal, by the way. I assume that's important.

Edit: Ok, it's a feature of gnome-terminal, because xterm and rxvt don't have it. So I guess my question is: How can I remove the nub from gnome-terminal? One answer is just "use a different emulator", but I'm hoping there's a way to get rid of it.

share|improve this question
add comment

2 Answers

up vote 3 down vote accepted

The gnome-terminal program sticks that nub there itself. It started doing that sometime during the transition to Gnome3, and when I realized it wasn't my window manager or desktop environment but the program itself, I was annoyed enough that I looked for an alternative.

Roxterm is currently my terminal emulator of choice.

share|improve this answer
    
Baller, 5 minutes of configuration makes Roxterm look and act exactly like gnome-terminal. I'll wait a little while before accepting to see if anyone can actually get rid of the nub. –  Jeff Burka Jul 13 '12 at 0:17
add comment

Since Gnome-Terminal uses CSS you can simply add a css files that renders the corner differently.

Create the following file:

~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css

In this file you write the following lines:

* {
    -GtkWindow-resize-grip-height: 0;
    -GtkWindow-resize-grip-width: 0;
}

This will "remove" the resize grip, perfect if you don't want to change terminal and lose the functionality of gnome-terminal.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.