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Description of problem:
By doing maximize and fullscreen in the right sequence, metacity loses track of
the size of the original window. You end up with a window the size of the
fullscreen but unmaximized, so it's hard to shrink it down because you can't
reach the edges to drag it to normal size.
This may seem like a silly bug (why would you do that anyway?) but it turns out
that if you use fullscreen a lot, then this happens sometimes by mistake.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Bind maximize and fullscreen toggles to, say, keys <Control>m and <Control>f
respectively. Then type:
This is fixed in upstream metacity CVS, we'll get the fix on next metacity