First of all:
I discovered Mint/Cinnamon, when Linux Format crowned it King of the Distributions. Since I was becoming increasingly unhappy with where Ubuntu was heading, (The Twilight Zone?), I wanted a change. Mint 13 and now Mint 14 has now become my Linux of Choice - and I have discovered that many of my Linux pals, and even a few strangers, are making the switch.
Thanks for an excellent distribution!
Please accept my apologies if this question has already been asked. After about fifteen minutes searching the Web and the various Mint fora, I have not yet found an answer.
When I open any window, for any application, within Mint 13 or 14, the window always opens in "full screen" mode, completely covering whatever was there on the screen.
If I take a window out of full screen mode, close it, and then re-open it, it again returns to full-screen mode.
I opened gconf-editor, went to desktop ==> cinnamon ==> windows since several articles said that window specific settings were found here. In my case there was only one entry: Theme - MintX
How do I:
1. Get the windows to open at a reasonable size, instead of full-screen mode.
2. Get the windows to remember last-placed position and dimensions when closed.
Thanks again for a wonderful distribution.
Some see things as they are, and ask "Why?"
I dream things that never were, and ask "Why Not".
Robert F. Kennedy
“Impossible” is only found in the dictionary of a fool.
Old Chinese Proverb