Comment 8 for bug 683211

On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 7:54 PM, Bowmore <email address hidden> wrote:
> The workaround (revert back) until this regression of the compiz
> functionallity is fixed is to remove the desktop wall dependency in the
> file /usr/share/compiz/unityshell.xml, i.e remove the line
> <plugin>wall</plugin> in the <requirement> clause on line 35 followed by
> a relogin.
>
> Personally, I think this bug should be reset until a more solid solution
> is found.

If it is consistent with the design we can make the unity plugin
depend on the largedesktop feature.

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> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/683211
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> Title:
>  Unity plugin should depend on "Desktop Wall" plugin
>
> Status in Unity:
>  Fix Released
> Status in “unity” package in Ubuntu:
>  Fix Released
>
> Bug description:
>  Binary package hint: unity
>
> Currently the "Desktop Wall" plugin is needed to focus an application on a different workspace. Therefore I think it shouldn't be possible to deactivate the "Desktop Wall" plugin without deactivating Unity.
>
> To reproduce:
>
> 1.) Start Compiz with the "Desktop Wall" plugin disabled
> 2.) Open a program like gedit
> 3.) Switch to another workspace
> 4.) Open another program like gnome-terminal
> 5.) Click on the gedit icon in the launcher bar
>
> => gnome-terminal loses focus, appmenu updates to gedit's menu, no workspace switching.
>
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Sam Spilsbury