Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 427327
metacity moves windows between workspaces w/o asking
Last modified: 2014-06-18 05:09:59 EDT
Description of problem:
If I set liferea, or some other app, to open links in a new tab
in firefox, then metacity will *move* the current firefox window
to the current workspace. This seems like an obvious bug: windows
should only ever be moved if I ask them to be.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
[moz@rent torrents]$ rpm -q metacity
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Set liferea, or some other app, to open links in a new tab in firefox
2. start firefox in workspace #1, liferea in #2
3. click a link in liferea
firefox is moved to workspace #2
firefox should remain in workspace #1 (whether metacity
should switch to #1 is a matter of debate)
Yes, this is becoming very irritating...
In Fedora 9/Gnome 2.22 there is a pref in gnome panel window list settings for that, don't know the default state but I agree that this should be default behavior.
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