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[Bug 819856] Re: Change the default Ubuntu window resizing mode back to Normal (currently Rectangle)


Note: this is a downstream Ubuntu enhancement request. Upstream compiz
still defaults to Normal, despite bug 803296.

** Description changed:

+ All other window managers (Gnome Shell, Metacity) and operating systems
+ use live resizing, and Ubuntu used to as well. We think it should be the
+ default again because it just looks nicer.
+ NOTE: This enhancement is blocked by bug 803296 at the very least.
  Problem occurs with: Ubuntu 7.10, 8.04, 8.10, 9.04, 9.10, 10.04, 10.10, 11.04, Ocelot alpha 2
  Does not occur with: Ubuntu 7.04 and earlier (or any version running Metacity), Windows 95 and later, Mac OS X 10.0 and later
  1. Install Ubuntu on a machine for which Compiz is installed by default.
  2. Restart into Ubuntu, and open a window.
  3. Hold down the mouse or touchpad button on the window's resize area, and move the pointer.
  What happens: A brown or orange rectangle appears, at the size the window will be, until you release the button.
  What should happen: The window resizes as you drag.
  Workaround: http://superuser.com/questions/239397/how-do-i-turn-on-live-
  The equivalent problem was fixed for Xubuntu in bug 749665.

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  Change the default Ubuntu window resizing mode back to Normal
  (currently Rectangle)

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