Bug#751535: here is a picture of having maximize, minimize and close buttons of both iceweasel and nautilus

Mike Gabriel mike.gabriel at das-netzwerkteam.de
Tue Jul 1 17:12:30 UTC 2014

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Hi all, hi Shirish,

On  Fr 20 Jun 2014 15:49:56 CEST, shirish शिरीष wrote:

> at bottom :-
> On 6/17/14, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz <glaubitz at physik.fu-berlin.de> wrote:
>> control: tags 751535 moreinfo
>> Hi!
>> The screenshots you attached do not show any irregular behavior. Please
>> provide a more accurate description of the problem and mark the areas
>> in question in the screenshots if necessary.
>> Please also note that Nautilus is not native to MATE since it is a
>> GTK3 application. If you prefer using Nautilus as a file manager,
>> I'd rather recommend using GNOME as your desktop of choice. GTK3
>> applications will always look a bit ugly on MATE until MATE has been
>> ported to GTK3.
>> Adrian
>> --
>>  .''`.  John Paul Adrian Glaubitz
>> : :' :  Debian Developer - glaubitz at debian.org
>> `. `'   Freie Universitaet Berlin - glaubitz at physik.fu-berlin.de
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> Hi John,
> I finally found out what is/was happening. What happens is in the case
> of Iceweasel and nautilus both, when I sign into a new session and
> start iceweasel or nautilus they are in maximized mode and more often
> that not the three buttons are missing. The workaround I was able to
> come up to get the minimize, maximize and close buttons to show is to
> right click on the app. on the bottom panel ( I think it's called
> application list panel or was called something similar in
> gnome-panel.)
> Right-click on the application and select Unmaximize, the moment I do
> that the three buttons appear. If I click Maximize after that, then it
> adjusts so that maximize, minimize and close buttons are visible to
> the user (i.e. me) for the session. Now I do not know whether it's due
> to mate being gtk2 and the apps. being gtk3 as pointed by you above or
> some issue with mate and X or whatever. At least there is a workaround
> available and it works.
> You could downgrade the bug or something. It's something I can live
> with now that I have a workaround that works. I took 2-3 days to see
> if the workaround persisted between session hence didn't answer back
> quickly. Sorry about that.

Please uninstall mate-netbook on the system that's showing this  
behaviour (or if that is not installed, maybe you have "maximus"  

Once mate-netbook and maximus are uninstalled, the browser buttons  
should look ok again.

If you find that this fixes your issue, please close this bug with  
your next mail and tag it with "wontfix". (Or is there a tag  



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