[ubuntu-za] Trusty menu behaviour

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Tue May 20 06:00:23 UTC 2014


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On 20 May 2014 07:53, Jan Greeff <jan at verslank.net> wrote:

>  Thanks Marius, I have Compiz Config activated and am sure it's a setting
> that I need to get to but I don't know which one.
>
> An example of what I need: when Thunderbird is in the proces of sending a
> long mail with attachments, I used to be able to click on the Thunderbird
> launcher icon to see miniatures of all the open Thunderbird windows, then I
> could click on the Inbox miniature window and go there while the mail is
> still being sent on the other window. Now I have to wait until the mail is
> sent off before I can access the Inbox.
>
> The other feature coupled to this, that I miss, is when more than one
> website is open in Firefox, there used to be the corresponding number of
> pointers in the icon, showing that multiple sites are open. Again, I could
> simply click on the launcher icon and could then see miniatures of all the
> open sites to select the one I wanted.
>
>
>
> On 19/05/2014 23:57, Marius Kruger wrote:
>
> in 14.04 they made the functionality optional to minimize the window if
> you click on the launcher icon of the open window (assuming it is the only
> one of its kind)
>
>  http://www.webupd8.org/2014/03/minimize-on-click-for-unity-launcher.html
>
>  Is that what you are seeing?
>
>
>
> On 17 May 2014 20:24, Jan Greeff <jan at verslank.net> wrote:
>
>> Can somebody please help?
>>
>> My Ubuntu 14.04 menu behaviour seems to have gone awry. I used to be able
>> to access miniature versions of more than one window in the same app
>> simultaneously; for example, when I had two or more sites open in the
>> browser I could simply click on the Firefox icon to see miniature versions
>> of all the currently open websites from where I could select which one I
>> wanted to see.
>>
>> This feature is no longer working; the same applies to Thunderbird, etc.
>>
>> The problem appears to have started when I installed Unity Tweak Tool and
>> Tweak Tool, but when I uninstall these apps the problem remains. I have
>> tried various options offered by the tweak tools but to no avail.
>>
>> Jan
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