Unable to resize some Gtk applications

Kevin Krammer krammer at kde.org
Fri Mar 16 08:16:46 GMT 2018

On Freitag, 16. März 2018 03:00:26 CET Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> I am unable to resize windows of some Gtk (or Gnome) applications.
> Nothing happens when I place the mouse on the edge of window. No resize
> cursor.

Can you resize with ALT+Right Mouse Button Drag?

> The windows where this happens do not seem to have standard window
> decorations. They do have min/max/close buttons, but that's it. I
> believe this has something to do with "client-side decorations."

Does maximizing work?

> How do I fix this?

There might be a way to tell the application to not ask for client side 
decorations or for KWin to overrule it.


Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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