vertical dual-monitors, gnome ignores the bottom panel space when maximising

Bug #120818 reported by Robin Sheat on 2007-06-17
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This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Metacity
Confirmed
Unknown
metacity (Ubuntu)
Low
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

Binary package hint: metacity

I'm currently running with a dual-monitor setup, with one monitor above the other. Gnome has decided that the monitor at the top is the one to get the panels etc. If I have a window on the top display and tell it to maximise, the top of the window correctly ends up just below the panel at the top, however the bottom of the window goes below the bottom panel (presumably to the bottom of that screen). This isn't the behaviour I see when using dual side-by-side or a single monitor.

If it's relevant, I'm using nVidia's twinview thing.

Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thank you for your bug. To send on bugzilla.gnome.org by somebody using a dual monitor configuration

Changed in metacity:
assignee: nobody → desktop-bugs
importance: Undecided → Low
Jens Geiregat (jens-geiregat) wrote :

I filed a bugreport on bugzilla.gnome.org: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=520713

Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

thanks for sent it upstream.

Changed in metacity:
status: New → Triaged
Changed in metacity:
status: Unknown → Confirmed
elleP (pelle-quicknet) wrote :

I'm also seeing this bug, with and without compiz enabled.
Could this be related to [url=https://bugs.launchpad.net/xfce4-panel/+bug/158169]bug 158169[/url]?
It's a different windowmanager, but the sympthoms are the same.

elleP (pelle-quicknet) wrote :

Digging further I also found this one:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/metacity/+bug/58977

Jack Wasey (jackwasey) wrote :

same for side-by-side without compiz.

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