gconftool-2 -t str --set /apps/metacity/general/mouse_button_modifier ""
viking777 wrote:..so instead of trying to change that, why don't you try and change shortcuts you have that make use of it?..
viking777 wrote:...The behaviour you describe is what most people want, and it can be very useful at times...
viking777 wrote:Edit. Actually you might not even have to do that. If you go to System Settings>Keyboard>Shortcuts>Custom Shortcuts and create a new shortcut using the Alt key Gnome will show you a warning dialogue telling you that Alt is mapped to 'Resize Window' and ask you if you would like to reassign it.
mint-o-licious wrote:I had no Metacity entries in gconfeditor.
I had /apps/marco/general/mouse_button_modifier which was set to <alt>. I removed that value but it did not help, alt is still dragging windows around.
kjrunner wrote:Has anyone found a solution to this? As above I am using mate on lmde and cannot get the windows manager from hijacking <Alt>Button1. Always tries to move the window. I have changed the setting in gconf-editor /apps/metacity/general/mouse_button_modifier; I have also disabled the setting in compiz manager. I also ran the command given earlier in this thread. After all this a <Alt> left mouse button still moves the window.
All help appreciated.
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