For example, Chrome has it on the left whereas the settings have it on the right.

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It was because your system had more than one settings location for button-layout With dconf editor, you can change the layout manually /org/gnome/desktop/wm/preferences/button-layout and here /org/pantheon/desktop/gala/appearance/button-layout

  • Both button-layout are set to close:maximize.
    – orschiro
    Jan 25, 2018 at 8:07
  • In my case, there are 3 button-layout settings Jan 25, 2018 at 18:03
  • Here. Jan 25, 2018 at 18:07

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