Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 498494
firefox maximize + quit + restart + unmaximize + mouse focus = window regrows to fill screen
Last modified: 2010-06-28 08:18:01 EDT
With GNOME, firefox-3.1-0.11.beta3.fc11 and metacity-2.26.0-1.fc11, and focus-follows-mouse enabled:
1. Open a single firefox window.
2. Maximize it.
4. Open firefox again; it (correctly) starts up maximized.
5. Click on the unmaximize button; it (correctly) returns to its normal size.
6. Give the firefox window focus by moving your mouse over it.
7. It suddenly grows to fill the whole screen, although it's not actually maximized.
It's step 7 that's the bug.
(In reply to comment #0)
> 6. Give the firefox window focus by moving your mouse over it.
Do you use focus-follows-mouse?
"Do you use focus-follows-mouse?"
It would be reasonable to conclude that from the fact that I wrote "and focus-follows-mouse enabled" and "Give the firefox window focus by moving your mouse over it."
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screenshot of non-reproducing this bug
(In reply to comment #2)
> "Do you use focus-follows-mouse?"
> It would be reasonable to conclude that from the fact that I wrote "and
> focus-follows-mouse enabled" and "Give the firefox window focus by moving your
> mouse over it."
How long should I keep mouse over the window? Cannot reproduce with firefox-3.5-0.20.beta4.fc11.x86_64
The problem occurs reliably every time for me with firefox-3.5-0.20.beta4.fc11.i586. And my step 7 above occurs instantaneously when I move the mouse over the firefox window.
OK, let's try something else:
Please attach your X server config file (/etc/X11/xorg.conf, if available) and X server log file (/var/log/Xorg.*.log) to the bug report as individual uncompressed file attachments using the bugzilla file attachment link below.
We will review this issue again once you've had a chance to attach this information.
Thanks in advance.
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Created attachment 344425 [details]
Happened to me yesterday, but it is like happened-once. Passing to developers with uneasy conscience
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