Unable to resize some Gtk applications

Nikos Chantziaras realnc at gmail.com
Fri Mar 16 12:56:19 GMT 2018

On 16/03/18 10:16, Kevin Krammer wrote:
> 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?

Thanks! That works.

>> 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.

I found this:


Have yet to try it.

In any event, the client side decorations on their own would be fine 
with me, if I could still resize the windows. How is this supposed to 
work anyway? Does Gnome do something special to allow resizing?

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