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How to create custom theme for XFCE?

I'm trying to create a custom theme to modify windows decorations colors. I copied the folder of the theme that I want to modify (Smallscreen) from /usr/share/themes/ and pasted it to ~/.themes. I ...
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How can I decorate desktop-windows from commandline (red frame?, linusmint-cinnamon)

I am "streaming" some of my desktop-windows to a remote host via xwininfo and x11vnc -id $WINID, which is already working. Now I'd like to mark the windows, which I am streaming to the ...
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how to let xterm have geometry of 80x1 after disabling decorations?

I use this to toggle-decorations: https://gist.github.com/muktupavels/d03bb14ea6042b779df89b4c87df975d if I start xterm -geometry 80x1 it will have 1 height (in xterm TEXT lines, not in screen dots), ...
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Fluxbox and Zoom, How to get window decorations?

I use fluxbox as my window manager. All of my other applications, besides the Zoom video conference application has window decorations, and they can be toggled on/off with the appropriate fluxbox key ...
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What Linux Window Manager supports management of window by application itself?

Is there a Linux WM that supports management of window by application itself? I would like to have the following: Instead of: With a small screen laptop, it would be nice to save some extra screen ...
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GTK3 Icon theme and window decorator per-application basis

I found here :), I can set a particular GTK3 theme per-application basis : GTK - Enable/set dark theme on a per-application basis Now I want to force : A particular icon theme per-application basis ...
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How to change window decorations in GTK theme

I recently came across the Equilux theme here. I really like it but I wanted OSX window decorations, so I started copying assets from this OSX-arc theme to the Equilux theme. I have so far succeeded ...
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How to undecorate a window with xprop

I've checked that when a window goes undecorated (by clicking on the icon and clicking on "Un/Decorate"), the property _NET_WM_STATE(ATOM) = changes from empty to storing a value _NET_WM_STATE(ATOM) = ...
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How to get X window border width from command line?

I've tried xdotool, xwininfo and xprop, but all of them seem to return the content size of the window, which doesn't include the border width. Are there any command-line tools that can find this ...
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Why do some windows lack minimize buttions in LXQT?

I recently switched to LXQT from KDE and I have realized that some windows don't have minimize buttons. They all have rollup, unroll buttons which shrink the form to the size of the titlebar only and ...
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How to remove the titlebar in Gnome 3.20 under the Arc Dark theme?

How to set ~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css so that it removes/shrinks-to-zero window titlebars in Gnome 3.20.4 under the Arc Dark theme? I'm looking about getting windows without the decorations.
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KDE - Windows, etc "stick" to Pointer when button not being held

Often in KDE (on CentOS 7.2), I left-click on a window or other element to bring it to focus, but the element "sticks" to my pointer, as if I am "click dragging" the item - to spite the fact that the ...
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Devilspie2 only detects Firefox windows on a restart; how can I fix this?

I'm trying to use devilspie2 to detect when a Firefox window is opened, and remove its window decorations when it does. This works, but only if the window is already open when devilspie2 is started; ...
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Firefox title bar doesn't go away in fullscreen mode

I just upgraded Iceweasel to Firefox 45.2.0 (with apt-get dist-upgrade) on my computer which runs Debian 8 (Stable). When I switch to fullscreen the window title bar doesn't go away. I didn't have ...
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How to remove the border under the titlebar in Gnome 3.20?

In Gnome 3.20, I can no longer remove the small border under the titlebar using this snippet in ~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css (suggested here Reduce title bar height in gnome 3 / gtk+ 3). .ssd .titlebar {...
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wrapper program to reparent app window w/o window frames

I'm using the Cinnamon desktop environment (on Debian Sid), whose window manager has no option to, let's say so, undecorate an application window. As I see that a number of programs manage to tell ...
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Remove the minimize button on Openbox

I am using the Openbox window manager. I would like to remove the minimize button. How should I change rc.xml?
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Client Side Decorations - How to remove padding between close button and corner?

I'm using Debian stable (8.2 as of now), with cinnamon desktop environment. Some gtk3 gnome apps like gedit , nautilus have their own window decorations (client side decorations). The most ...
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Debian Cinnamon seems to have two window configurations for different applications

The first window type is desired and is shown by the terminal window. The second window type, shown by the gedit window (but also appears with some other applications), has a weird border ...
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How to hide a window's toolbar temporarily

How would I temporarily hide the toolbar on programs' windows: Surly there must be a way to do this with MATE? I tried Google and I got unrelated issues.
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Change the color/styling of the window bar based on the application

I've been heavily customizing my elementary os desktop to look more to my liking, and I would like to know if it's possible to change the color of the bar above each window, based on the application ...
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Why is Gnome 3.14 window decoration inconsistent

I am using debian testing with gnome 3.14. despite trying googling around why that happened, I didn't find a solution. My question is: Why is my terminal and sublime text not consistent with the gtk ...
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How can I remove the window padding on GTK3 apps in Awesome-WM?

I use awesome in a tiling mode for almost all my desktops. Since the advent of client side decorations in GTK3 some common Gnome project apps have taken to giving themselves a generous amount of ...
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How do I execute a program in Xfce and make it use another xfwm4 theme other than the default one?

I want to run a python script (the one in the answer to Python - how to make transparent window with gtk.Window but not with Gtk.) that displays a transparent window. I'm running it from a bash script ...
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gtk-window-decorator takes up too much memory, and is it safe to restart it?

I would like to restart the gtk-window-decorator process, because it takes up 600MB memory. Will that affect other processes? From my experiences, after killing it, all other programs will lose their ...
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How do I suppress the title bar and window decorations on a maximized window in Gnome 3.12?

I'm trying to get rid of the top title bar on a fullscreen-sized window under Gnome 3.12.2, using the gnome-shell WM. In earlier versions of Gnome this was not difficult to do, but it apparently has ...
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Restarting gnome-shell - KDE programs look ugly

I needed to restart my gnome-shell. I did this on the tty1 via export DISPLAY=:0.0 gnome-shell --replace This helps to keep all the open programs, but all KDE program have a different (e.g. ugly) ...
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How to Partition the FvwmButtons

I've read some .fvwm2rc but I still want to know how we partition the FvwmButtons in Fvwm. How can we assign a specific slice to Swallow specific application?
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Fvwm Vector Buttons

I am trying to add windows buttons to my decor. (button numbers 1 6 4 2) AddToDecor MyWDecor + AddButtonStyle 1 Vector 7 70x15@0 30x55@1 50x55@0 40x85@1 80x45@0 60x45@1 70x15@0 + AddButtonStyle 2 ...
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A Panel with FvwmButtons

I am trying to make a simple panel out of FvwmButtons. I want to use it instead of FvwmTaskBar. Because there was too many old stuff in the web I asked for Help here. I want to understand ...
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FVWM HowTo Swallow?

How could I swallow things like xclock, tray and other stuff to FvwmButtons? Is FvwmButtons the only option to swallow this type of things? How to swallow FvwmWinList to FvwmButtons?
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FVWM 's Windows buttons (Maximize Minimize ...), Themes

I'm using the F Virtual Window Manager (FVWM). I'm wondering how to customize the window appearance (the theme) to Add a minimize, maximize, and close button, so I have four buttons, arranged like ...
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PekWM doesn't List Minimized Windows

I recently installed the PekWM. I noticed when I minimize any window,it will be removed from ATL+TAB List. In other words "the minimized windows are not listed in ALT+TAB menu." I want to know it is ...
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Kate has no window borders, and thus no minimize, maximize, and close buttons

I usually use kate as my preferred text editor, however, whenever I open it there are no window borders, and thus no maximize, minimize, and close buttons. How can I fix this? I tried going thought ...
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How can I add Chinese character support to Emerald?

I'm running Arch Linux, using the Emerald window decorator. Emerald crashes in the following situations: A window with at least one Chinese character in the title is opened. An open window's title ...
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Remove window frame of a program

Is it possible to start a program without its window frame? For example: start flash standalone on a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 sp2 machine without its window frame so it looks like when I start ...
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Launch an application with window decorator hints, x/y coordinates, size, etc

Is there a way to launch an application with a given size, position, and window decorator hints from the command line? I'd like to lock a certain window in a certain place at a size and without a ...
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How to restart KDE window decorations without loosing the running X session

For graphics editing of some special graphics formats I am using a java program called imagej. This has the annoying bug that one special function tends to kill KDE's window decorations if it has too ...
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crazy layout with GNOME 3 in Mint 14

I've installed GNOME 3 in Mint 14 with sudo apt-get install gnome-shell but now I have a problem. The general functionality is ok, but the windows look like the windows in Mint or rather like the ...
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How to solve window manager problem in Linux Mint 14 Xfce after installing LXDE?

I like the way Xfce works on top of Linux Mint 14 Nadia (Quantal) - but I also like LXDE that I want to have in parallel. Mint 14 has no LXDE "version" now, and that is too bad. I heard that ...
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How to disable window decorations in Cinnamon

I'm using Cinnamon, but would like to remove all window decorations -- I never use them, they only cost screen estate, and moving / resizing can be conveniently done with alt-mouse1 and alt-mouse2. ...
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