Window Shrinks when moving on screen

Asked by Tim Schoell on 2020-02-04

When I try to move a window on the screen, it resizes itself to just a line that's about an inch long. Most of the time, I can't find it on the screen. How do I prevent the window from going that small when I try to move it?

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What is the output of:

lsb_release -a; uname -a

Also, does the system have a make and model?


Tim Schoell (schoelta) said : #2

The output of lsb_release -a; uname -a:

LSB Version: core-11.0.1ubuntu1-noarch:printing-11.0.1ubuntu1-noarch:security-11.0.1ubuntu1-noarch
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 19.10
Release: 19.10
Codename: eoan
Linux SchoellsComputer 5.3.0-29-generic #31-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jan 17 17:27:26 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

My system an HP Pavillion. It came with Windows 7, but I recently switched to Ubuntu since I don't want to support Microsoft anymore. It has 12GB of RAM, and a 1 Tbyte HD. I'm running 2 monitors.

If you make a new user and log in, is it the same?

Tim Schoell (schoelta) said : #4

The only other user I have is the root user, and as of right now, it doesn't apear to do it with that user.

OK, that's why I said MAKE A NEW USER. So the fact that you have only one user is irrelevant

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