Bug 135433 - Windows overlap panels
Summary: Windows overlap panels
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: metacity   
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Version: 3
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Havoc Pennington
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Reported: 2004-10-12 17:48 UTC by Viet Yen Nguyen
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-12 17:51:57 UTC
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Description Viet Yen Nguyen 2004-10-12 17:48:44 UTC
Description of problem:

It is possible to have windows overlap panels. I find this quite
annoying and according to the README of Metacity, this should not be

Q: Why is the panel always on top?
A: Because it's a better user interface, ...

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How reproducible:

Drag a window over the panel

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open a terminal
2. Drag the terminal over the panel
Actual results:

The terminal overlaps the panel.

Expected results:

The dragging should stop at the bottom of the panel. (in my case, the
panel is at the top of the screen)

Additional info:

Comment 1 Viet Yen Nguyen 2004-10-12 17:55:03 UTC
Nautilus & the panel just crashed. Nautilus was automatically
recovered, the panel did not. I restarted the panel with kill -HUP. 

And then, the windows couldn't overlap the panel anymore. 

I believe this is due to xcompmgr, which I ran half an hour ago in the
same X-session. Although I killed it, its effects must have influenced
Metacity and thus causing the original bug te occur. 

However, as xcompmgr is not included in FC3T3, this would not be
considered as a bug.

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