Lost workspace function with Ubuntu Hardy

Casey Harkins caseyharkins at gmail.com
Tue Jul 8 22:49:03 EDT 2008


On Tue, 2008-07-08 at 20:53 -0500, Richard Laager wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-07-08 at 18:49 -0700, tunnel wrote:
> > Everything is running under Hardy just fine, with one exception.  I used to
> > be able to double click on any active name in the buddy list, and the
> > message window would pop up in the current station. 
> > 
> > Now that never happens (after upgrading to Hardy).   I double click, and an
> > ICON appears on the task bar, but the IMS do not become active.  Clicking
> > that task icon simply switches to the workstation where the message window
> > was last.   I can make "Appear in the active workspace"  work, but that is a
> > different feature.  I want my old functionality back. Is this a bug or a
> > feature?  Any way to restore it?
> 
> I can confirm this. Is this happening to people on other distros?
> 

One thing I'm not clear on in the original description is if the
conversation window is open on another workspace when double-clicking
the buddy on the buddy list.

I have noticed some focus issues with metacity after switching to Fedora
9 (metacity 2.22). After a quick glance at their ChangeLog, I'm guessing
the fix for gnome bug #486445 may be to blame.

-casey






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