Recent Ubuntu GNOME updates negatively affect Xinerama users

Jeff Waugh jeff.waugh at
Wed Dec 8 02:30:00 CST 2004

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> It's getting worse.  I just upgraded to the latest hoary packages and now
> metacity is broken to the point where the maximize button streches the
> window right across all available desktops.
> It was kind of annoying before with the login screen and panel, but this
> is un-usable.  Is there any way to fix this manually? Can I re-compile
> replacements myself and just drop them in? will doing this break apt?

You can always downgrade packages if there's a serious problem, you can find
the cache in /var/cache/apt/archives.

- Jeff

Ubuntu in Mataró, Spain: December 5th-18th
   "Consensus is whatever the developers remember or agree with." - Paul
                            Vixie, Open Sources

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