gedit renders without a window frame

Greg Folkert greg at
Sat Jul 5 20:24:11 CEST 2014

I had the same thing. I selected a Theme with proper GTK3 support.

On Sat, Jul 5, 2014 at 2:05 PM, Kai-Martin Knaak <kmk at>

> After one of the latest updates on my debian/testing desktops, gedit
> had an extensive change in the look and feel of the GUI. Not only it
> replaced the familiar top menu comprising "file", "edit", "view",
> "search", "help", etc with a bunch of smart phone like buttons. Gedit
> also renders without a frame now. Consequently, it also lacks the
> buttons to iconify, maximize, or roll  the window up.
> While I may get used to the smartphone like buttons, the absence of
> iconify, and maximize messes up my work flow (for serious work). Is
> the frameless window deliberate? Or is it some kind of bug?
> ---<)kaimartin(>---
> PS: gedit is currently at v3.12.1 on my system
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> Kai-Martin Knaak
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