Window stuck in fullscreen on second monitor?

Whats the procedure for controlling windows on a secondary display? On the primary, once an application is fullscreened, the unfullscreen, minimize, and close buttons move to the top bar; on the secondary, that bar doesnt exist and the application is seemingly stuck in fullscreen unless closed. How are people with multiple monitors intended to manage this? thanks.

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One way would be to press the "windows action key" (normally ALT, except in GNOME where it's 🪟) and click and drag the window; it should "un-maximise" at that point.

There may be other ways, but I don't use that Plasma setup. :sweat_smile:

Oh yeah, forgot to mention that I'm using KDE sorry. I'm temporarily disabling borderless fullscreen in my kwinrc until I figure out how you're intended to do it, unless you're just not intended to use multiple monitors with Garuda...

Also check whether the window buttons for the maximised window are not available on the main toolbar (you'd need to make sure it was focussed to make sure it's the correct set of buttons).

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