Maximized windows are moving between workspaces all by themselves

Bug #1071791 reported by Daniel van Vugt on 2012-10-26
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Compiz
High
Daniel van Vugt
compiz (Ubuntu)
High
Daniel van Vugt

Bug Description

Maximized windows are moving between workspaces all by themselves.

This seems to be a recent regression in lp:compiz. Possibly from r3417.

Test case:
1. Open a Chrome window and maximize it.
2. Change to a different workspace and click on a URL in another window/app, like in a Terminal, so that it opens in Chrome.

Expected: Link opens in Chrome and Chrome does not move.
Observed: Link opens in Chrome and Chrome moves itself onto your current workspace.

Related branches

Changed in compiz:
assignee: nobody → Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt)
status: Triaged → In Progress
Changed in compiz:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

Fix committed into lp:compiz at revision 3443, scheduled for release in Compiz 0.9.9.0

Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

Bug never released. So we don't need to mention it in 0.9.9.0 or Ubuntu.

Changed in compiz (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in compiz:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
milestone: 0.9.9.0 → none
Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

Hmm, on the other hand there are plenty of such bugs and I don't really want to make this one the exception.

Changed in compiz:
milestone: none → 0.9.9.0
status: Fix Released → Fix Committed
Changed in compiz (Ubuntu):
status: Invalid → Fix Committed
importance: Undecided → High
assignee: nobody → Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt)
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package compiz - 1:0.9.9~daily12.12.05-0ubuntu1

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compiz (1:0.9.9~daily12.12.05-0ubuntu1) raring; urgency=low

  [ Michael Terry ]
  * debian/control:
    - Update Vcs-Bzr
  * debian/patches/100_expo_layout.patch:
    - Fix to apply
  * Automatic snapshot from revision 3451 (bootstrap)
    - Fix crash from writing to static memory (LP: #1065814)
    - Fix maximized windows changing workspaces (LP: #1071791)
    - Respect Zoom Factor setting (LP: #1066187)
    - Respect Show Window Title setting (LP: #1009999)
    - Restore text background transparency (LP: #1042132)
    - Restore screenshot selection rectangle transparency (LP: #1047788)
    - Restore top and bottom cube transparency (LP: #1048272)
    - Fix scaleaddon window highlighting being solid (LP #1068503)
    - Make resize hint overlay disappear when changing edges (LP: #839602)
    - Preserve grid IDs during drag (LP: #1067812, LP: #1048855)
    - Save current display before doing snap preview (LP: #1068173)
    - Ignore inactive keybindings (LP: #1053280)
    - Handle <primary> in keyboard shortcuts (LP: #936840)
    - Make sure showdesktop plugin is loaded after unityshell (LP: #1067534)
    - Fix grid build failure (LP: #1067577)
    - Fix Jenkins test failures (LP: #1058577)
    - Don't allow duplicate static symbols when linking (LP: #1067964)
    - Make external templates C++0x compatible (LP: #1067598)
    - Make sure to initialize class members (LP: #1033877)
    - Don't duplicate templates in plugins (LP: #1066793, LP: #1066803,
      LP: #1066804, LP: #1066805, LP: #1066799, LP: #1066796,
      LP: #1066795, LP: #1066798, LP: #1067218, LP: #1067219)
    - Don't needlessly set gsettings keys (LP: #1064791)
    - Remove unused code (LP: #1037142, LP: #1067234)
    - Fix syntax highlighting for trunk xml files (LP: #1066823)
    - Fix documentation for building with python2 (LP: #1070211)

  [ Stephen M. Webb ]
  * Windows open below panel and launcher, grid does not work at all,
    window animations missing, and general plugin chaos if built on
    raring (cmake >= 2.8.10) (LP: #1085581)

  [ Iven Hsu ]
  * KDE Appmenu doesn't work with compiz decorators (LP: #1082265)
  * compiz 0.9.8.6 fails to build from source in KDE4-window-decorator
    with latest KDE 4.10 beta (LP: #1082152)
  * kde4-window-decorator crashes when starting up with oxygen theme
    (LP: #1050776)

  [ sampo555 ]
  * Grid: Window management - resize preview does not show when moving a
    window from the semi-maximised state to the maximised state in a
    single action (LP: #1071689)

  [ Timo Jyrinki ]
  * HTML5 video in Firefox continues to tear (LP: #1086337)

  [ MC Return ]
  * Workspacenames Plug-in: Wishlist: Default Appearance values not
    ideal (LP: #1075600)
  * Resizeinfo Plug-in: No possibility to change the color and
    transparency of the rounded background outline (LP: #1070297)
  * Resizeinfo Plug-in: Gradient color 2 and 3 settings are ignored and
    no background gradient is rendered (LP: #1070233)
  * Expo animations "Fade + Zoom" & "Vortex" result in a black screen
    (LP: #875311)
  * Workspacenames Plug-in: Wishlist: No default values...

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Changed in compiz (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in compiz:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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