XFCE 4.10 freezes windows in upper left hand corner.
John at wexfordpress.com
Wed May 29 21:26:28 CEST 2013
On Wed, 29 May 2013 12:31:06 -0400
Greg Folkert <greg at gregfolkert.net> wrote:
> On Wed, 2013-05-29 at 12:12 -0400, john Culleton wrote:
> > On Tue, 28 May 2013 22:04:00 -0400
> > Greg Folkert <greg at gregfolkert.net> wrote:
> > > On Tue, 2013-05-28 at 17:27 -0400, john Culleton wrote:
> > > > When I fire up Seamonkey, a version of Mozilla, it goes to the
> > > > upper left hand corner and can't be moved. The file menu won't
> > > > work. I had to use <ctrl> Q to kill it.
> > > >
> > > > KDE has neither of these problems.
> > > >
> > > > I have xrandr in play to get a more reasonable size of objects
> > > > on my screen. Could that be the problem?
> > >
> > > Is XFWM4 (the XFCE Window Manager" running? If not, then you'll
> > > never get to put the windows anywhere you want and only will they
> > > show up cemented/frozen to the upper left hand corner.
> > >
> > > Do the "alt-F2" thing and type in "xfwm4" and run... I'm betting
> > > that'll fix it.
> > >
> > Why do I need to do this every time? It seems to me that his would
> > be automatic when I select XFCE as my GUI du jour.
> When you "logout" there will be a check mark area "Save Session for
> Future Logins"... check that mark.
> That way you can have things automagically start. I have Pidgin,
> Skype, Dropbox, and a few other things start automagically.
> Once you get your desktop the way you want it... make sure that box is
> checked... logout... and then login again.
> From then on, make sure the check mark is *NOT* checked... and it will
> bring up things like you want them.
On my box I had to go to "settings->session and startup" to manipulate
that function on and then off. But I got the job done.
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