Bug 454149 - Fast switching users that use different window decorators results in no decorations
Fast switching users that use different window decorators results in no decor...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: compiz (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Kristian Høgsberg
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-07-05 08:18 EDT by Vasile Gaburici
Modified: 2018-04-11 07:11 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 14:09:51 EDT
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Description Vasile Gaburici 2008-07-05 08:18:46 EDT
Description of problem:

If two users have different window decorators, e.g. one has the built-in compiz
one but the other uses the metacity theme decorator,then fast switching between
their GNOME sessions results in undecorated windows for the user that logs in later.

This bug does not occur however if one user logs out and the other one logs in,
i.e. if fast user switching is not used.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create two users. Use gnome-compiz-preferences to set up one user to use the
compiz built-in decorator, i.e. uncheck "window decorator use metacity theme".
2. Fast-switch to the other user.

Actual results:

The 2nd user that's still configured to use metacity theme decorator has no
window decorations at all.

Expected results:

2nd user sees the decorations it had configured.

Additional info:

On this box compiz is set to start on gdm, i.e.
/apps/gdm/simple-greeter/wm_use_compiz is enabled.
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