Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 821589
Mutter second guessing explicitly set window size, maximises instead
Last modified: 2013-08-01 04:19:42 EDT
Description of problem:
Mutter unnecessarily resizes large windows (using a completely arbitrary formula), causing applications to look ugly and have white border around the area that is actually used by the app. Instance, ICAClient, although specifically set here to have 1520x840 size, resizes to full work area and becomes hideously ugly. Not to mention I have to waste time to resize it back to what it's supposed to be.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Set a window of an app to a certain size, bigger than the arbitrary limit set by mutter.
2. Watch it being maximised on open.
Window unnecessarily being maximised.
User settings should be obeyed. If nothing else, there should be a setting that would allow them to be obeyed.
Metacity does the right thing.
Oh, forgot. This is probably the cause:
*** Bug 831030 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
I've filed a bug upstream as well: https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=680990
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