Compiz's Maximumize plugin doesn't maximumize windows since Jaunty

Bug #462158 reported by Sergey "Shnatsel" Davidoff on 2009-10-27
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
compiz-fusion-plugins-extra (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned
Nominated for Jaunty by Sergey "Shnatsel" Davidoff
Nominated for Karmic by Sergey "Shnatsel" Davidoff
Nominated for Lucid by Sergey "Shnatsel" Davidoff
Nominated for Maverick by Torajio Bangani

Bug Description

Binary package hint: compiz-fusion-plugins-extra

Compiz's Maximumize plugin can't maximumize windows. I press the key binding and nothing happens. Minimumizing works, though. Tested on Jaunty and Karmic build 20091027.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Tue Oct 27 21:53:59 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" - Release i386 (20091026.2)
Package: compiz-fusion-plugins-extra 0.8.4-0ubuntu2
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=ru_RU.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-14.48-generic
SourcePackage: compiz-fusion-plugins-extra
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-14-generic i686

Roland Hieber (rohieb) wrote :

I can support that on Jaunty. None of the key bindings in the "Maximumize" group seem to work. Package: compiz-fusion-plugins-extra 0.8.2-0ubuntu1

Changed in compiz-fusion-plugins-extra (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Max Kubierschky (max-knirz) wrote :

Same on lynx.
Package: compiz-fusion-plugins-extra 0.8.4-0ubuntu2

gnl (georgi-lipov) wrote :

Had the same issue (even though I'm running OpenSuse now), try enabling the option "Ignore already overlapping windows in the calculations".

Thanks gnl, enabling "Ignore already overlapping windows in the calculations" solves this. I think this ption should be set as default.

Now we need to check if Maverick is affected by this bug.

Maverick affected : Maximumize doesn't work whereas Minimumize works fine.
I also noticed that even if I change the Minimumize bindings, the old bindings are the only which work. I'm not sure, but it might be related to the Maximumize bug.

Human (bob-igo) wrote :

Natty has the same bug where no key binding makes Maximumize work, but Minimumize works fine.

Frank Kafka (drw-frank-52b) wrote :

The problem still exists in Precise, and it makes the plugin completely useless. Which is unfortunate because it would be a really good addition to the grab plugin.

Ticking "Ignore already overlapping windows in the calculations" doen't work btw.

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