Ubuntu :: Minimize/Restore Button Not Working Properly?

Jun 29, 2010

I have just recently installed Ubuntu 10.04 on a desktop machine (Dell Dimension 4600) and am in the process of becoming familiar with it. So far, I like it. Especially the boot-up speed. I like the users manual also. I notice one thing, though, that doesn't seem to be working right � the three buttons on the right side of the titlebar that close, minimize and maximize the window. The minimize button is supposed to remove the window from the desktop and indicate the minimized window on the bottom panel so that you can click it and restore it. It doesn't work that way in my install. In fact, I cannot minimize and restore the window at all. The three buttons, from left to right, close, reduce/enlarge, and close. I don't think that is normal, is it? And how can I get it to work correctly?

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