Firefox moves to the same desktop as Thunderbird, when........
orionbelt2 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 31 00:55:52 CEST 2007
On 3/31/07, Andrew Rowland <weibullguy at charter.net> wrote:
> >Leslie Jensen wrote:
> > > > I've found a behaviour I would like to change in xfce!
> > > >
> > > > Firefox moves from the desktop I've placed it to the same desktop as
> > > > Thunderbird when I click a URL in a mail.
> > > >
> > > > I've tried it in KDE and Enlightenment, there the URL just opens without
> > > > moving the app.
> > > >
> > > > Is there a setting that controls this?
> > You're not alone, It's been asked several times. Please check this bug
> > report for a overview of the problem:
> > http://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2961
> > Although the code in SVN will probably be changed/improved before the
> > release.
> > Cheers,
> > Olivier.
> I've had Xfce-4.4.0 installed since January 28 and have never had this
> problem. I note the date since it precedes the backported patch which I
> wouldn't have on my system.
> Clicking a link opens a new Firefox tab (Firefox is always running on my
> box) and I get a flashing icon in my icon box on the panel. The
> flashing icon response occurs whether Firefox is on the current desktop
> or not.
> Looks like the bug reporter is using a Gentoo. I have a partition with
> Gentoo installed but rarely used anymore. If it would be helpful, I
> could probably be convinced to install Xfce-4.4.0 to see whether I get
> the same behavior.
I am also using Gentoo, and i observe the bug reporter's behavior
(when i click on a thunderbird link, firefox opens a new tab (as
configured), and its window gets moved to the same desktop as
I do not have the backported patch either.
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