thunderbird doesent remember last window position

Bug #868175 reported by ulrich on 2011-10-05
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This bug affects 7 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
thunderbird (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

thunderbird should honor the location where it was closed last time and open at the same position when started.
for example: on my dual monitor setup, thunderbird opens on the first screen in fullscreen mode. i then move it to the second screen and close theunderbird. opening it again, thunderbird opens on the first screen instead of screen 2.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: thunderbird 7.0.1+build1+nobinonly-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-12.19-generic 3.0.4
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-12-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
AddonCompatCheckDisabled: False
AlsaVersion: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Driver Version 1.0.24.
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
ArecordDevices:
 **** List of CAPTURE Hardware Devices ****
 card 0: NVidia [HDA NVidia], device 0: VT1708B Analog [VT1708B Analog]
   Subdevices: 2/2
   Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
   Subdevice #1: subdevice #1
AudioDevicesInUse:
 USER PID ACCESS COMMAND
 /dev/snd/controlC0: ulrich 1605 F.... pulseaudio
 /dev/snd/pcmC0D0p: ulrich 1605 F...m pulseaudio
 /dev/snd/controlC1: ulrich 1605 F.... pulseaudio
BuildID: 20110929183320
CRDA: Error: [Errno 2] Datei oder Verzeichnis nicht gefunden
Card0.Amixer.info:
 Card hw:0 'NVidia'/'HDA NVidia at 0xf9f78000 irq 21'
   Mixer name : 'Nvidia MCP77/78 HDMI'
   Components : 'HDA:1106e721,10438345,00100100 HDA:10de0002,10de0101,00100000'
   Controls : 38
   Simple ctrls : 19
Card1.Amixer.info:
 Card hw:1 'Speakers'/'Logitech Logitech Z-5 Speakers at usb-0000:00:04.0-2, full speed'
   Mixer name : 'USB Mixer'
   Components : 'USB046d:0a13'
   Controls : 2
   Simple ctrls : 1
Channel: release
Date: Wed Oct 5 10:26:13 2011
ExecutablePath: /usr/lib/thunderbird-7.0.1/thunderbird-bin
ForcedLayersAccel: False
IfupdownConfig:
 auto lo
 iface lo inet loopback
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Beta amd64 (20110921.2)
IpRoute:
 default via 192.168.2.1 dev eth0 proto static
 169.254.0.0/16 dev eth0 scope link metric 1000
 192.168.2.0/24 dev eth0 proto kernel scope link src 192.168.2.106 metric 1
IwConfig:
 lo no wireless extensions.

 eth0 no wireless extensions.
Prefs:
 places.database.lastMaintenance - 1317037118
 extensions.lastAppVersion - 7.0.1
 network.cookie.prefsMigrated - true
 font.size.variable.x-western - 14
 places.history.expiration.transient_current_max_pages - 124626
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=de_DE.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
Profiles: Profile0 (Default) - LastVersion=7.0.1/20110929183320 (Running)
RfKill:

RunningIncompatibleAddons: False
SourcePackage: thunderbird
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
dmi.bios.date: 06/02/2008
dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
dmi.bios.version: 0406
dmi.board.asset.tag: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
dmi.board.name: M3N78-VM
dmi.board.vendor: ASUSTeK Computer INC.
dmi.board.version: Rev X.0x
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: Asset-1234567890
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.chassis.vendor: Chassis Manufacture
dmi.chassis.version: Chassis Version
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvr0406:bd06/02/2008:svnSystemmanufacturer:pnSystemProductName:pvrSystemVersion:rvnASUSTeKComputerINC.:rnM3N78-VM:rvrRevX.0x:cvnChassisManufacture:ct3:cvrChassisVersion:
dmi.product.name: System Product Name
dmi.product.version: System Version
dmi.sys.vendor: System manufacturer

ulrich (ulrich) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in thunderbird (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Colin Law (colin-law) wrote :

This is now particularly annoying with the Unity interface as Thunderbird keeps starting in such a position that it pushes the launcher off screen.

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