Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 473284
detach tab triggers too often unintentionally
Last modified: 2010-04-27 11:39:08 EDT
Description of problem:
gnome-terminal in F10 has a tendency to trigger the detach tab function unintentionally. This behaviour shows on all 3 of my F10 machines and did not show under F9
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Steps to Reproduce:
1. work in one tab of many
2. switch to either another tab or another desktop
3. do something else there
4. switch back to the desktop with multi-tabbed gnome-terminal or switch from one tab to another
in 10-20% of the switchings I find the tab I want to go to detached from my gnome-terminal window.
I have not yet found a way to explicitly trigger this, it just happens from time to time and often enough to be an annoyance.
tab only detaches if I click it and move my mouse coursor by a non-small number of pixels (say 20)
This bug is still present on F11 and It's making use of gnome-terminal a very frustrating experience.
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either recent gnome-terminal is less sensitive, or I have subconsciously learned to operate it in a way that does not trigger tab-detaching unintentionally, but this has not annoyed me in quite a number of weeks.