Unity launcher does not work properly

Bug #965479 reported by Dale Satre on 2012-03-26
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This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Unity
Invalid
Undecided
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unity (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

12.04 LTS Unity Launcher: At the beginning of the day, it refused to show up when I put my cursor over to the left. Now it is continuously there, but does displace program windows. Like in fullscreen with a web browser, what I mean is it covers the left margin of the program window, so I cant press the back button, etc etc

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: unity 5.8.0-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-19.31-generic 3.2.12
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-19-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 1.95-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
CompizPlugins: [core,bailer,detection,composite,opengl,decor,grid,compiztoolbox,resize,imgpng,gnomecompat,unitymtgrabhandles,regex,place,move,vpswitch,snap,mousepoll,session,wall,animation,workarounds,fade,expo,scale,ezoom,unityshell]
Date: Mon Mar 26 09:38:37 2012
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Release amd64 (20111012)
ProcEnviron:
 TERM=xterm
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: unity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Dale Satre (dalesatre) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
kapetr (kapetr) wrote :

I have similar problems.

See

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity/+bug/970038

Maybe could be even duplicate - but not sure.
So do not mark as duplicate now, thanks. We will see.

Reno Gan (reno-gan) wrote :

Me too!
This bug is really annoying. I give it a try every time my system get updated. But I have to turn it off quickly because it simply doesn't work as i wish.

kapetr (kapetr) wrote :

It's the same solution as from Jacob in anchored bug report in my #3 post.

Changed in unity:
status: New → Confirmed
Alex Baggott (alex-baggott) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug. We have tried to recreate this on the latest release of Ubuntu, but cannot reproduce it. This bug is being marked as Invalid. If you believe the problem to still exist in the latest version of Ubuntu, please comment on why that is the case and change the bug status to NEW.

Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Invalid
Changed in unity:
status: Confirmed → Invalid
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