Quickly reset the button layout for Ubuntu

Some time back I installed Ubuntu 10.04 and I did not like the new button layout. I wanted to move it back from the left hand upper corner to right hand upper corner. I recently discovered the gconftool-2 tool to do the same.

Gconftool-2 is a command line configuration editing tool, similar to regedit on Windows. The tool allows you to get existing key values or set new ones. For additional help try:

gconftool-2 -help-all

Run the following command and you would be back to original layout.

gconftool-2 -s /apps/metacity/general/button_layout -t string ':minimize,maximize,close'

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