Terminal does not stay resized

Asked by Kristofer Pettijohn on 2012-10-30

Just upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10, and now Terminal will not stay resized. It opens in 80x24, and if I either manually resize it or resize it by going to Terminal > 80x43, as soon as I click on another window (Firefox for example), it jumps back to 80x24.

What would cause this to happen?

It stayed resized just fine in 12.04.

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2012-10-30
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2012-10-31

Are there any bugs reported?

Richard George (parsingphase) said : #2

This only happens for me if I have multiple tabs in the terminal.

To reproduce:

 - Open a single terminal (CTRL-ALT-T or similar)
 - Stretch the window
 - Switch to any other app (click on it or alt-tab)
   - - Terminal window will NOT resize
 - Return to the new teminal window
 - Add a new tab (Shift-CTRL-T or similar)
 - Switch to any other app (click on it or alt-tab)
   - - Terminal window will still NOT resize
 - Return to the new teminal window (now with 2 tabs)
 - Stretch the window
 - Switch to any other app (click on it or alt-tab)
 -- Terminal window WILL revert to the size it was before you added a tab to it.

I can confirm, please run:

ubuntu-bug gnome-terminal

and report the bug

If you use a terminal a lot, I recommend you use Guake :)

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