compiz 64bit - maximizing.

Asked by Charlieb000 on 2011-03-15

I am using 10.04 64bit.

running 32bit live cd does not present the problem:
there is a momentary hang when maximizing windows
i also describe this bug in Bug #588982

entering the CLI text found here for disabling compiz causes problem to go away:
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=588497
/usr/bin/metacity --replace &

assuming problem is only in 64bit, and maximizing is the only one i have found a problem with.

looking for more permanent method of disabling.

CB.

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This question was originally filed as bug #735283.

Fabio Marconi (fabiomarconi) said : #1

Thank you for taking the time to report this issue and helping to make Ubuntu better. Examining the information you have given us, this does not appear to be a bug report so we are closing it and converting it to a question in the support tracker. We appreciate the difficulties you are facing, but it would make more sense to raise problems you are having in the support tracker at https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu if you are uncertain if they are bugs. For help on reporting bugs, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ReportingBugs#When%20not%20to%20file%20a%20bug.

Fabio Marconi (fabiomarconi) said : #2

Hello
with metacity --replace, you temporarily substitute compiz with metacity, if you want a definitive solution remove compiz using synaptiuc package manager

i reinstalled the operating system (for other reasons) and this appears to have solved it, i do not know the cause of the problem (only suspect is a conflicting package) so leaving the "bug" open for now. the permanent method of disabling was removing the compiz package entirely.

other text which i think you removed when converting to a question was that during the hang i could click on the applications at the top and it would open after the hang was complete. and cannot move windows around during the hang.
Cb

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