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Re: [SLUG] Ubuntu 8.10 Ibex - annoying flashing in Firefox
- To: Sonia Hamilton <sonia@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Ubuntu 8.10 Ibex - annoying flashing in Firefox
- From: Peter Chubb <peterc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2008 11:18:10 +1100
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Organization: Gelato@UNSW
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>>>>> "Sonia" == Sonia Hamilton <sonia@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
Sonia> I've recently upgraded from Ubuntu 8.04 to 8.10 (Ibex). I've
Sonia> noticed that Firefox now has this annoying habit of
Sonia> automagically going into a semi-fullscreen mode, that causes
Sonia> Alt-Tab to flash nastily whenever Firefox is selected or passed
Sonia> over. Anyone having this problem? Anyone know of a fix?
I think this may be devilspie. I removed it, because it made
everything start in fullscreen mode, and go spontaneously into
fullscreen mode whenever selected.
You can try removing it, if you don;t need its features; or trying to
configure it if you do.
Dr Peter Chubb http://www.gelato.unsw.edu.au peterc AT gelato.unsw.edu.au
http://www.ertos.nicta.com.au ERTOS within National ICT Australia