Special Forums UNIX Desktop Questions & Answers GNOME Desktop - Setting missing from dconf-editor? Post 302891412 by mrm5102 on Wednesday 5th of March 2014 03:10:09 PM
Old 03-05-2014
GNOME Desktop - Setting missing from dconf-editor?

Hello All,

Last night I installed OpenSuSE 12.1 (i586) on a HP Mini 110 laptop. And I selected GNOME as my Desktop during install...

So I was trying to customize some things about the desktop, for example adding the Maximize/Minimize/Close options to the titlebar of a window.

I did this exact customization on an OpenSuSE 12.3 server running GNOME as well. What I did to get this on that server was:
- Open 'dconf-editor'
- Navigate to org > gnome > desktop > wm > preferences.
- Now, in the preferences section I have the option to customize the look and feel the windows. Including the Option "button-layout".
So when I try this exact same thing on the 12.1 laptop I don't have the "wm" option to navigate to...

Does anyone know why I would be missing this option, is there a package I need in order to do this?

Any thoughts or suggestions would be much appreciated!

Thanks in Advance,

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gnome-control-center(1) 					   User Commands					   gnome-control-center(1)

gnome-control-center, gnome-desktop-prefs - configure GNOME desktop preferences SYNOPSIS
gnome-control-center [-h] [gnome-std-options] DESCRIPTION
gnome-control-center enables the user to configure their GNOME desktop. Most configuration choices can also be accessed directly from the GNOME Panel Preferences menu. Note: The gnome-control-center application also provides a library called libgnome-window-settings. This library is licensed under GPL. Please see the license file at /usr/share/doc/SUNWgnome-desktop-prefs/gnome-control-center- for implications when writ- ing a program which uses this library. OPTIONS
The following options are supported: -h Do not update the library with file changes. gnome-std-options Standard options available for use with most GNOME applications. See gnome-std-options(5). EXAMPLES
Example 1: Launching Desktop Preferences example% gnome-control-center EXIT STATUS
The following exit values are returned: 0 Application exited successfully >0 Application exited with failure FILES
The following files are used by this application: /usr/bin/gnome-control-center Executable for Desktop Preferences interface /usr/share/doc/SUNWgnome-desktop-prefs/gnome-control-center- Location of license file ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWgnome-desktop-prefs | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface stability |Volatile | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
Preference Tools Manual Latest version of the GNOME Desktop User Guide for your platform. cddb-slave2-properties(1), gnome-accessibility-keyboard-properties(1), gnome-appearance-properties(1), gnome-at-properties(1), gnome- default-applications-properties(1), gnome-display-properties(1), gnome-keybinding-properties(1), gnome-keyboard-properties(1), gnome-mouse- properties(1), gnome-network-preferences(1), gnome-session-properties(1), gnome-sound-properties(1), gnome-ui-properties(1), gnome-window- properties(1), gstreamer-properties(1), nautilus-file-management-properties(1), bzip2(1), attributes(5), gnome-std-options(5) http://www.fsf.org/licensing/ NOTES
Written by Glynn Foster, updated by Brian Cameron and Halton Huo, Sun Microsystems Inc., 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008. SunOS 5.11 16 Sep 2008 gnome-control-center(1)

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