Re: [wmii] More newbie strangeness -- no window decorations?

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Tue, 6 Jun 2006 16:30:59 +0200

On Mon, Jun 05, 2006 at 06:29:48PM -0400, Geoffrey Alan Washburn wrote:
> For some strange reason, when I open Thunderbird or Firefox now they
> seem to refuse to be contained within windows. As part of this, when I
> open a new window over them they always become floats. If I open a new
> window in another tag group it behaves as normal, but when retagged to
> be with either Thunderbird or Firefox it behaves mostly as normal but
> with some strangeness on the part of Thunderbird and Firefox. This only
> just started happening after I put my laptop to sleep and brought it
> home. I've restarted X a few times but that doesn't seem to change
> anything. I don't have anything in /def/rules about either Thunderbird
> or Firefox, and I moved my wmiirc out of the way. Attempting to switch
> the application between floating, stacked, max, or default seems to have
> any effect. This is using wmii-3 from Debian unstable again.
> Any ideas? Thanks!

Looks like your $HOME/.[mozilla|firefox] stuff is outdated/out
of sync. In noticed in such cases that firefox main(!) windows
have set TRANSIENT_FOR hints...


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