switching to windows aligned to the side of a different workspace doesn't work

Bug #766339 reported by Stepan Roucka on 2011-04-19
This bug affects 7 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
compiz (Ubuntu)
unity (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: unity

Steps to reproduce:
Use 4 virtual workspaces in 2x2 configuration.
Switch to the the top right workspace, open any application in unmaximized window and move it to snap to the right workspace border.
Switch to the top left workspace.
Try to switch to the previously opened application.

A similar Bug #738908 has been reported, but this is in my opinion different. In this case, the windows don't overlap multiple workspaces.

The same behavior can be observed when you are on the right side workspace and the window is on the left side of the left workspace.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: unity 3.8.8-0ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-8.42-generic
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-8-generic x86_64
Architecture: amd64
CompizPlugins: [core,bailer,detection,composite,opengl,decor,mousepoll,vpswitch,regex,animation,snap,expo,move,compiztoolbox,place,grid,imgpng,gnomecompat,wall,ezoom,workarounds,staticswitcher,resize,fade,unitymtgrabhandles,scale,session,unityshell]
Date: Tue Apr 19 19:50:58 2011
InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Beta amd64 (20110330)
 PATH=(custom, user)
SourcePackage: unity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Stepan Roucka (rouckas) wrote :
Omer Akram (om26er) wrote :

I am easily able to reproduce this bug with the given steps. Confirming in compiz as well as the bug actually exists there.

Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in compiz (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in unity:
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Gerhard Burger (burger.ga) wrote :

very likely to be a special case of https://bugs.launchpad.net/unity/+bug/738908

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