Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 869398
Gnome doesn't "track" windows sometimes
Last modified: 2014-02-05 07:41:13 EST
Description of problem:
Sometimes Gnome doesn't "track" (stated as untracked in looking glass) the windows of applications. This ends in wrong title ("gnome-terminal" instead of "Terminal") low resolution icons (really sucks in Alt-Tab), non-grouped windows (windows of same application are no longer merged in Alt-Tab and Dash) and non-linked icons in dash (i got two terminal icons, becuase i've terminal in my favourite apps)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
random, but happened two times till yesterday. if it "started" only way to stop is to restart gnome
How to reproduce (i think):
Change hostname at runtime (happens as i get a hostname when connecting to university wifi) gnome won't track windows started with the new hostname.
When restarting gnome-shell (alt-f2 r) only windows started with new hostname are tracked, but not those ones with old hostname
I just ran into this and that appears to be the issue. I changed the hostname and when I restored my firefox session, all the windows were shown as separate applications. I just now restarted gnome-shell and it's fixed. All the firefox windows are now grouped in one icon for the dock and alt-tab.
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