On 24 October 2011 21:17, Colin Law <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 24 October 2011 20:28, sktsee <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, 24 Oct 2011 17:17:09 +0100, Colin Law wrote:
>>> The one thing that I *do* find annoying about Ubuntu with Unity is the
>>> way that many apps do not re-open in the same position as they were last
>>> used, so that they insist on opening up under the launcher. Thunderbird
>>> always seems to start up centred for example. *Tomboy Notes is
>>> particularly annoying as every note is opened against the left edge of
>>> the screen. *If anyone knows how to fix this I would be grateful.
>>> I know I can set the launcher so it does not hide, but some apps I run
>>> in full screen and then I *do * want it to hide.
>> The first issue about window placement is not Unity related but is a
>> compiz plugin (Place Windows) setting. If you have CompizConfig Setting
>> Manager (ccsm)_ installed, you can change the placement mode in the Place
>> Windows plugin under the Windows Management section. You can also force
>> placement of application windows with that plugin as well.
> That looks like it might solve my problem, though I think have a bit
> of research to do to work out how to set it up. *Thanks.
Unfortunately my first attempt to run ccsm has resulted in the dreaded
"Missing Launcher Effect" even though I think all I did was look
around to see what is there. Now I have to find Alan's(?) post on how
to use unity --reset to get it back
Meanwhile back on Unity 2D again.
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