No almost-maximized, please!

Anne Wilson cannewilson at
Sun Jan 17 16:54:28 GMT 2010

On Sunday 17 January 2010 16:42:41 Torsten Frey wrote:
> Am Sonntag, 17. Januar 2010 14:21:27 schrieb Dotan Cohen:
> > Lots of non-KDE applications (Zim, Thunderbird, Firefox) are opened in
> > almost-maximized in for me. They take up the whole screen (except the
> > panel) but have window chrome and the Maximize button shows that the
> > app is not Maximized. The problem with this is that if I click in the
> > upper-right corner of the screen, the really-Maximized app below gets
> > closed instead of the app that I see! Agghhh!!!!
> > 
> > How can I prevent Kwin from allowing windows to be like this? KDE
> > 4.3.4, Kubuntu 9.10
> > 
> > Thanks!
> I assume you are using KWIN as your window manager. Then this doc might be
> helpful about the window-specific settings. Puuh, so many options :-O
> ex.html
> I just got it to force Firefox to open always maximised. Normally Firefox
> opens with the last used geometry.
And then again, UserBase is there to help with problems like this.  The 
specifics of setting Geometry to your liking is just one of the topics on

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