Bug 446554 - gedit shows up on every workspace in gnome
gedit shows up on every workspace in gnome
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gedit (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-05-14 22:32 EDT by Justin Conover
Modified: 2014-01-21 18:02 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 12:19:00 EDT
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Description Justin Conover 2008-05-14 22:32:13 EDT
Description of problem:
gedit shows up on every workspace in gnome

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


happens on x86 and x64 arch

How reproducible:

Open gedit and check your other workspaces.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. open gedit
2. jump to next workspace and the next one.
Actual results:

gedit stays on every workspace.

Expected results:

Stay on the workspace I open it in.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Justin Conover 2008-05-14 22:37:10 EDT
'Always on visible workspace' is checked, is this a bug or planned?
Comment 2 Matthias Clasen 2008-05-14 22:39:04 EDT
Not reproducable here.
Comment 3 Seth Vidal 2008-05-14 23:20:16 EDT
Reproduced it here on the live key with the default user and I made a new user
an it also occurs.
Comment 4 Luo Bin 2008-12-30 05:24:19 EST
I have the same problem, it's very disturbing!
The value of state in the config file of gedit ( ~/.gnome2/gedit-2 ) often changes, 4 means gedit opened in current workspace,when 8,12,or 14 means all work space!
I have this problem on my two F10 systems ,one upgraded from Fedora 9,the other is totally a new installation.
Before commit this comment, i have already asked many guys to checking whether this problem exist on thire own F10, and it seems not everyone met this.
So Reproduce it seems not easy if you don't have this problem! 
My gedit version:  gedit-2.24.2-1.fc10.i386
Comment 5 Mark Locascio 2009-01-05 12:58:24 EST
I have this problem on two F10 PCs, both recently upgraded (fresh installs) from F8, in which this was not a problem. Now running gedit-2.24.2-1.fc10.i386.
Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 20:50:12 EDT
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