Plank can be set unhidden by setting ~/.config/plank/dock/settings -> HideMode=X -> HideMode=0, but how to set the maximize action to the upper edge of plank like in OS X?

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You achieve that result by setting the "Never hide" option in System settings > Desktop > Dock.

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  • Is there a way to do this configuration for non eOS/Pantheon? – Nur Aug 27 '17 at 16:02

Go to System Settings -> Desktop -> Dock

Dock Setting

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  • Is this answer for a previous version of elementary OS? – RolandiXor Nov 20 '15 at 18:41
  • No, its for elementary Freya 0.3.1, here my eOS – chevy Nov 20 '15 at 18:52
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    This is interesting. I am assuming there have been several tweaks to that switchboard plugin of late as mine does look slightly different now. Are you fully up to date @mr.ck? I feel the answer is still valid though as 'focused window is maximised' is probably more in line with what the OP asked for. – elmato Nov 21 '15 at 1:21

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