Default window decoration

Bug #213233 reported by Psykar on 2008-04-07
4
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
compiz (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned

Bug Description

After upgrading from gutsy2heron (8.04 beta), with compiz and emerald already installed, the default window-decorator is set to the default compiz gtk-window-decorator

This is fine (although prehaps should be changed if the user has emerald set as their window decorator, however it seems that somehow during the upgrade process gconf/apps/gwd/use_metacity_theme is set to FALSE
This means that metacity window decoration themes will not work at all until this value is changed manually, even if metacity --replace is run.

More detail:
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=702311

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Mon Apr 7 17:57:33 2008
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/yelp
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: yelp 2.22.0-0ubuntu3
PackageArchitecture: i386
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games
 LANG=en_AU.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: yelp
Uname: Linux 2.6.24-15-generic i686

Psykar (psyker7) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This bug did not have a package associated with it, which is important for ensuring that it gets looked at by the proper developers. You can learn more about finding the right package at [WWW] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bugs/FindRightPackage . I have classified this bug as a bug in compiz.

Psykar (psyker7) wrote :

I wasn't sure if it quite fitted under compiz or not. I guess it is better to classify it as something rather than nothing?
Thanks for the link :)

Hew (hew) wrote :

Is this still a problem in Intrepid or Jaunty?

Changed in compiz:
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Incomplete
Psykar (psyker7) wrote :

After performing the changes mentioned above, the upgrade to Intrepid worked fine (just a separate compiz issue with ccsm already dealt with)

Changed in compiz:
status: Incomplete → Fix Committed
Hew (hew) wrote :

This bug report is being closed due to your last comment regarding this being fixed with an update. You can learn more about bug statuses at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bugs/Status . Thank you again for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. Feel free to submit any future bugs you may find.

Changed in compiz:
status: Fix Committed → Invalid
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