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[Bug 865031] Re: Gnome Terminal Always on top when using Dual Monitor not mirror


The reported bug is not linked to the one reported in #1 AFAIK.

The reported bug might be linked to

I encountered it too with Ubuntu Oneiric with unity-2D, unity-3D, Gnome
and Xfce4 with gnome-terminal, xfce4-terminal and cairo-dock. xterm is
not concerned by this bug.


Cairo-dock, gnome-terminal and xfce4-terminal are always drawn on top
(foreground) even if not selected when xrandr and compositing are
activated (tested with metacity, mutter and xfwm4). My GPU is an Intel


1) I set up a dual monitor configuration with xrandr (expended desktop, no bug in clone mode)
2) I launch firefox under xfce/gnome/unity.
3) I launch xfce4-terminal/gnome-terminal and put it "above" the google search bar in Firefox.
4) I focus on Firefox.

Result: the *-terminal is still drawn at the top but not accessible
anymore: when I click on the drawn terminal, Firefox is responding (I
can fill the google search bar).

The same behaviour was observed with cairo-dock.


- Disable compositing (not nice with cairo-docks)
- Disable xrandr or set it in "clone" mode
- Stop using *-terminal (xterm is ok) and cairo-dock.

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