Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 598992
firefox appears on "correct" monitor/head then moves to "wrong" head (dual-head conf.)
Last modified: 2011-06-27 13:20:39 EDT
Description of problem:
In Fedora 12, when opening firefox, it would correctly map to the head where it "should" go. I don't have F12 anymore, so I can't elaborate, but certainly that means at least: when restarting (due to adding add-on) it should re-map to the same head.
In F13, it briefly appears in the "right" head (secondary, in my case), then moves itself (or is moved by metacity, perhaps), to the primary head and needs to be dragged back over.
I'm not sure if this applies to other applications, but a brief check of openoffice, gcalctool and others seems to indicate it's firefox only.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
ATI Technologies Inc RV620 LE [Radeon HD 3450]
Steps to Reproduce:
1. move firefox to secondary head
2. maximize (not sure if necessary)
3. install add-on and click "restart" (or just close and re-launch)
appears on correct head for a fraction of a second and moves to wrong head
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this still happens in fedora 14 at least. haven't tested fedora 15 yet.
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