nautilus does not remember the unmaximized window size

Bug #137479 reported by VLK on 2007-09-05
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Nautilus
Fix Released
Low
nautilus (Ubuntu)
Low
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs
Hardy
Low
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

Binary package hint: metacity

This problem occurs to any window in Ubuntu Feisty (e.g. Nautilus, Opera, Firefox, etc.).
I'm using standard Human theme (metacity), and it annoys me a very long time already!

Steps to reproduce:

1. open Home Folder (Places -> Home Folder). It opens in a UNMAXIMIZED window, which is 1/4 of my whole screen.
2. maximize the window by pressing MAXIMIZE button (or just press Alt+F10).
3. close the window (or Alt+F4)
4. open Home Folder again. The window opens MAXIMIZED.
5. press UNMAXIMIZE button (or press Alt+F5).
6. the window becomes UNMAXIMIZED, but remains in the full screen size, so you have to resize it manually (again and again...).

Suggestion:

The windows manager has to remember the value of UNMAXIMIZED window even if it was MAXIMIZED.

VLK (valentyn) on 2007-09-05
Changed in metacity:
assignee: nobody → ubuntu-desktop
assignee: ubuntu-desktop → desktop-bugs
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This is known upstream: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=385176

Changed in metacity:
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Triaged
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

feel free to fill bugs against the others components you might find this is working in the wrong way.

VLK (valentyn) wrote :

I think this bug report is a duplicate of Bug #120962.

Changed in nautilus:
status: Unknown → New
Changed in nautilus:
status: New → Fix Released
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

the bug has been fixed upstream now

Changed in nautilus:
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Changed in nautilus:
assignee: nobody → desktop-bugs
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Confirmed
Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

Accepted into -proposed, please test and give feedback here

Changed in nautilus:
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

verification done:

- test with nautilus from hardy (1:2.22.2-0ubuntu6), followed the test case, after clicked on the unmaximize button the window is not restored to the previous size as step 1.
- test with nautilus from proposed (1:2.22.3-0ubuntu1), followed the test case, after clicked on the unmaximize button the window is restored to the size on step 1 (1/4 of the screen). bug is fixed, thanks.

Daniel Ellis (danellisuk) wrote :

Can also confirm both of Pedro's results.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package nautilus - 1:2.23.2-0ubuntu1

---------------
nautilus (1:2.23.2-0ubuntu1) intrepid; urgency=low

  * New upstream versions:
    - Increase default thumbnailing size limit
    - Various fixes to keyboard handling in icon and list view (lp: #64289)
    - Use description from gio as window title
    - Fix double click behaviour in list view (lp: #120746)
    - Remember windows size when closed while maximized (lp: #137479)
    - Always use single click policy in the places sidebar
    - Fix selection handling after canceling delete operation
    - Improve autorun behaviour
    - Improve internal error handling
    - Fix adding emblems (lp: #224162)
    - Fix gconf preferences description
    - Improve list column page indentation
    - Prevent recursive move/copy into itself (lp: #232190)
    - Show mount dialog for already mounted shares too
    - Prevent autogenerated file names from overflowing the max filename length
    - Use ellipsis as per HIG
    - Fix leaks
    - Fix crashes (lp: #232522)
    - Build fixes
    - Translation updates
    - Support new gnome-session autostart semantics.
    - Unify session save/restore routines with "--restart" and "--load-session"
    - Allow to invert selection (lp: #18636)
    - Do not automount mount points inside hidden hierarchies
    - Add NautilusFileInfo APIs: can_write
    - Add initial Gtk-doc support.
    - Remove some dead code.
  * Sync with Debian
  * debian/control.in:
    - Build-Depends on liblaunchpad-integration-dev
    - don't build using beagle and tracker
    - don't require desktop-base and libesd
    - nautilus Recommends gnome-app-install
    - nautilus-data Replaces nautilus (<< 2.16) for dapper upgrades
    - nautilus Suggests gamin before fam
    - updated maintainer information
  * debian/mount-archive.desktop,
    debian/mount-archive.desktop.in,
    debian/nautilus.install:
    - new nautilus context menu item to allow mounting zip, iso, etc
  * debian/nautilus.1:
    - use correct command
  * debian/nautilus-data.gconf-schemas:
    - change the default desktop configuration.
  * debian/patches/01_lpi.patch:
    - launchpad changes.
  * debian/patches/02_autoconf.patch:
    - configure update.
  * debian/patches/03_menu_entry.patch:
    - change the menu item category.
  * debian/patches/05_places-sidebar_single-click.patch:
    - dropped, the new version has a similar change
  * debian/patches/08_display_mimetype_warning.patch:
    - new "preferences/display_mimetype_warning" gconf key which allow to use
      or not the mismatching mimetype warning dialog (Ubuntu: #19101)
  * debian/patches/10_rename_desktop.patch:
    - make renaming of a .desktop work with the language packs too
  * debian/patches/15_translations_list_update.patch:
    - list the new desktop as translatable
  * debian/patches/80_suppress_umount_in_ltsp.patch:
    - don't list unmount and eject actions on ltsp clients
  * debian/patches/81_gnome-app-install.patch:
    - Invoke gnome-app-install when no application known for file.
  * debian/rules:
    - updated shlibs version

 -- Sebastien Bacher <email address hidden> Tue, 03 Jun 2008 11:13:32 +0200

Changed in nautilus:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

Copied to hardy-updates.

Changed in nautilus:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Nick Russell (thatnick) wrote :

The original poster notes that this occurs in 'Nautilus, Opera, Firefox etc.' Whilst it appears fixed for me in Nautilus it still happens in Evolution and Firefox. Is this a separate issue? Thanks.

Daniel Ellis (danellisuk) wrote :

I have just tested the current Firefox-3.0 from Hardy-Updates (3.0~rc1+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.8.04.1) and that is not effected by this issue. I don't know about Opera.

Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

Please keep the other issues on a separate report, this is about nautilus, thanks.

TWO (two) wrote :

This problem is corrected under Nautilus, but still persists with Firefox 3 under Intrepid Ibex.

andlopes (andlopes0) wrote :

I solved by wrong way:

1. Acess screen resolution
2. Put an lower resolution
3. Before, put a normal resolution
4. This way solve maximize problem of Nautilus, but Firefox still with the same problem
5. Open Firefox
6. Press Alt+F10(in my case, the window have full maximize)
7. Press Alt+F8(to resizing)
8. Resize to full screen
9. Close Firefox

Here works.
Ah, sorry my poor english.

andlopes (andlopes0) wrote :

I forget to say... i have a problem with installation of ATI Radeon 3D acceleration. I think this is the real problem.

Changed in nautilus:
importance: Unknown → Low
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