Session save doesn't seem to save terminal workspace

killermoehre killermoehre at
Fri Jan 31 23:17:44 CET 2014

Am Fr 31 Jan 2014 22:57:33 CET schrieb Chris Green:
> On Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 09:41:05PM +0000, Chris Green wrote:
>> When I close down (and as per the other thread) my session gets saved I
>> have 7 terminal windows open of five different workspaces.
>> When I restart all 7 terminal windows appear in workspace 1.
>> Is this a known bug?
> After a little further investigation I think this may be a timing
> problem.  When the windows are restored it *sometimes* gets one in the
> right place.
> Related to this I used to use wmctrl to place my terminal windows and
> that too suffers from the same problem.  If you use wmctrl to place the
> terminal windows too soon after they have appeared then it doesn't work.
> If you delay a second or so after the windows have appeared then it
> works OK.
> This has only started happening recently - after moving to xubuntu
> 13.10.

I always suggest devilspie[1] for this.


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