[firefox] unmaximizing firefox often restores the window to its full screen size

Bug #488651 reported by Miroslav E. Hadzhiev (Хаджиев) on 2009-11-26
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Mozilla Firefox
Confirmed
Low
firefox-3.5 (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned

Bug Description

Binary package hint: firefox-3.5

Very often when you hit the window restore (unmaximize) button (or double-click the window upper bar in order to do the same thing) Firefox is just unmaximized and right away occupies the whole screen (as if it is maximized again). I check the maximize button each time when this bug occurs and I can assure you that it is switched to "Maximize Window" and not to "Restore Window".

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: amd64
Date: Thu Nov 26 11:11:03 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" - Release amd64 (20091027)
Package: firefox 3.5.5+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.9.10.1
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-15.50-generic
SourcePackage: firefox-3.5
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-15-generic x86_64

This sounds like what I see a lot after I restore my session.

Binary package hint: firefox-3.5

Very often when you hit the window restore (unmaximize) button (or double-click the window upper bar in order to do the same thing) Firefox is just unmaximized and right away occupies the whole screen (as if it is maximized again). I check the maximize button each time when this bug occurs and I can assure you that it is switched to "Maximize Window" and not to "Restore Window".

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: amd64
Date: Thu Nov 26 11:11:03 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" - Release amd64 (20091027)
Package: firefox 3.5.5+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.9.10.1
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-15.50-generic
SourcePackage: firefox-3.5
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-15-generic x86_64

Micah Gersten (micahg) wrote :

Thank you for your bug report. This bug has been reported to the developers of the software. You can track it and make comments at: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=423062
I'm going to mark it as Triaged and wait for upstream to work on this. Thanks for taking the time to make Ubuntu better! Please report any other issues you may find.

Changed in firefox-3.5 (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Triaged
Changed in firefox:
status: Unknown → Confirmed

It's my pleasure to help in improving the best free and open OS (though maybe not so open as Debian...).

The bug is reproducible not only in Firefox, but also in 'gedit'. I'm not sure but in other applications, too.

* but maybe in some (if not all) other applications, too.

I can confirm that the bug occurs also in Wine application windows of different emulated applications.

Changed in firefox:
importance: Unknown → Low
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