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Kstart sometimes puts windows on more than one desktop.


Description botsie editbugs 2003-12-08 01:22:11 CET
I use kstart to start and place my initial windows. Occasionally, the window is
placed on the active desktop in addition to the desktop set by kstart.

use kstart to start sylpheed and place it on desktop 4. Desktop 1 is the active
desktop. The sylpheed window can be seen and interacted with on desktop 1 and
desktop 4 as well.

The workaround is to pin the window. And then unpin it on the desired desktop.
Comment 1 botsie editbugs 2003-12-08 01:22:13 CET
Additional information:

1. So far I have only seen this happen to sylpheed.

2. In the graphical pager, the window only appears on the desktop that was set
by kstart.
Comment 2 Olivier Fourdan editbugs 2003-12-08 22:16:16 CET
Can't reproduce the problem. What version of xfwm4 and kstart are your

Comment 3 Olivier Fourdan editbugs 2003-12-13 21:49:24 CET
Still can't reproduce the problem and by reading xfwm4 code, I can hardly see
how this could happen.

Again, what version of xfwm4 and kstart are your running?

Comment 4 botsie editbugs 2003-12-15 04:37:02 CET
xfwm4 version: xfwm4-4.0.0-1
[botsie@krondor botsie]$ kstart -v
Qt: 3.0.5
KDE: 3.0.3-8 Red Hat
KStart: kstart version 1.9

Sylpheed: 0.9.4claws

My machine has bad RAM, but that doesn't seem like a likely cause in this
Comment 5 Olivier Fourdan editbugs 2003-12-17 20:27:31 CET
Please update to latest xfce stable first.

Comment 6 Brian J. Tarricone (not reading bugmail) 2004-04-08 20:00:09 CEST
reporter: is this problem still occurring?
Comment 7 botsie editbugs 2004-04-10 04:18:41 CEST
Cannot duplicate the error with xfwm from CVS.
Comment 8 botsie editbugs 2004-04-10 04:20:56 CEST
This problem is not duplicable on a newer version and on a different system.
Write it off to local machine weirdness.

Bug #34

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Reported on: 2003-12-08
Last modified on: 2009-07-14


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