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restore to current workspace ?

Filed under: GNOME — Thomas @ 11:25


After being confused for the umpteenth time that, when I clicked on some minimized application that wasn't on my current workspace, it would just start blinking in bold, without actually showing the window I expected to see, I twiddled the task applet settings a little.

'Restore to original workspace' seems to work fine. Any GNOMErs actually using 'Restore to current workspace' correctly ? I don't remember when this started happening, I seem to recall it happening on F9 just as well. I'm currently on F11 with 2.26

Let's see if Bugzilla turns anything up...


  1. Hi,
    take a look at http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/DockbarX?content=101604
    It’s an icon-based application launcher + application and window list panel applet.
    For open windows, you can click the app icon to cycle them or a single window to either bring you to it or it to you. minimized windows will first be unminimized, etc.
    It’s written in python and is very configurable.

    Comment by Eemil Lagerspetz — 2009-12-24 @ 12:03

  2. I had a session on Ubuntu Karmic that did that. I think I solved it with a reboot. Hasn’t done it since.

    Comment by Mark Tearle — 2009-12-24 @ 15:01

  3. Yes! Me find the bugzilla entry I was annoyed when it went, it’s the only way that makes sence

    Comment by Stu — 2009-12-25 @ 01:18

  4. I’d say this was a side-effect of fixing https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=482354 (yep, I hate what you describe too)

    Comment by Christophe Fergeau — 2009-12-29 @ 15:46

  5. https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=571588

    Comment by Thomas — 2009-12-30 @ 15:25

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