Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 726741
gnome-terminal left-minimizes when invoked inside XFCE (making it useless)
Last modified: 2012-08-07 13:13:34 EDT
Description of problem:
When "gnome-terminal" is run while running XFCE, it minimizes to the left, making it useless. While XFCE has its own "terminal", it's missing functionality like blinking, so I'd really like to be able to run gnome-terminal instead from XFCE.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start running in XFCE mode
2. Click on Applications Menu, "Run Program", type "gnome-terminal" and press Enter. (You can also open the XFCE terminal, and type "gnome-terminal &").
gnome-terminal starts up with a normal display, but then ON ITS OWN it keeps resizing its width (moving the right edge) until it's just wide enough to show the menu.
gnome-terminal should start up with a normal display, and not resize its width.
Edit/Profile Preferences and changing "Use custom default size" doesn't seem to help.
Both GNOME 3 and XFCE environments are installed (I tried out GNOME 3, then installed and switched to XFCE); it's possible that there's some interference because BOTH are installed (though that should NOT cause this problem).
Hope this helps!
I experience exactly the same thing in the same environment as Mr. Wheeler.
Same thing in KDE. One of the more strange bugs I ever have seen.
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database. Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
This bug is still present in Fedora 16 with gnome-terminal-3.2.1-2.fc16.
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