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[Bug 1000367] [NEW] Incorrect workspace after moving a window by ctrl+shift+alt+arrow in a multimonitor setup


Public bug reported:

Moved windows across workspaces using ctrl+alt+shift+arrow get erratic
behavior, moving back alone to another workspace and position (sometimes
the previous position, but not always).

For example: I have a terminal window on the first workspace and
ctrl+alt+shift+arrow to move it to the monitor 2 of the second
workspace. Then I ctrl+alt+arrow to go back to the the first workspace
and there is the terminal window! I get back to the second workspace and
the window is not there anymore (sure, it got to the other workspace by
it self), but there I find a window that came from another workspace by

In short, I have 5 workspaces, and whenever I move any window accross
workspaces, or just switch workspace, many windows get repositioned on
random workspaces AND positions (random position only when not

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: compiz 1:
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-24.37-generic 3.2.14
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-24-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
.proc.driver.nvidia.gpus.0: Error: [Errno 21] É um diretório: '/proc/driver/nvidia/gpus/0'
.proc.driver.nvidia.registry: Binary: ""
 NVRM version: NVIDIA UNIX x86_64 Kernel Module  295.40  Thu Apr  5 21:37:00 PDT 2012
 GCC version:  gcc version 4.6.3 (Ubuntu/Linaro 4.6.3-1ubuntu5)
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu7
Architecture: amd64
CompizPlugins: [core,composite,opengl,compiztoolbox,decor,regex,mousepoll,dbus,imgpng,ring,gnomecompat,grid,animation,ezoom,move,wall,resize,place,workarounds,session,wobbly,scale]
CompositorRunning: compiz
CurrentDmesg: Error: command ['sh', '-c', 'dmesg | comm -13 --nocheck-order /var/log/dmesg -'] failed with exit code 1: comm: /var/log/dmesg: Permission denied
Date: Wed May 16 14:21:18 2012
DistUpgraded: Fresh install
DistroCodename: precise
DistroVariant: ubuntu
 nvidia-current-updates, 295.40, 3.2.0-24-generic, x86_64: installed
 virtualbox, 4.1.12, 3.2.0-24-generic, x86_64: installed
 NVIDIA Corporation G96 [GeForce 9500 GT] [10de:0640] (rev a1) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
   Subsystem: eVga.com. Corp. Device [3842:c958]
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Beta amd64 (20120328)
 xorg:nvidia_current - Driver de aceleração de vídeo NVIDIA (Proprietário, Desativado, Não está em uso)
 xorg:nvidia_current_updates - Driver gráfico de aceleração NVIDIA (atualizações pós instalação) (Proprietário, Habilitado, Em uso)
MachineType: System manufacturer System Product Name
PackageArchitecture: all
 PATH=(custom, no user)
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.2.0-24-generic root=UUID=7940fe94-41c5-462b-a141-8ee9c2429943 ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
SourcePackage: compiz
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
dmi.bios.date: 03/04/2011
dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
dmi.bios.version: 0902
dmi.board.asset.tag: To be filled by O.E.M.
dmi.board.name: P8H67-M PRO
dmi.board.vendor: ASUSTeK Computer INC.
dmi.board.version: Rev 1.xx
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: Asset-1234567890
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.chassis.vendor: Chassis Manufacture
dmi.chassis.version: Chassis Version
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvr0902:bd03/04/2011:svnSystemmanufacturer:pnSystemProductName:pvrSystemVersion:rvnASUSTeKComputerINC.:rnP8H67-MPRO:rvrRev1.xx:cvnChassisManufacture:ct3:cvrChassisVersion:
dmi.product.name: System Product Name
dmi.product.version: System Version
dmi.sys.vendor: System manufacturer
version.compiz: compiz 1:
version.ia32-libs: ia32-libs 20090808ubuntu35
version.libdrm2: libdrm2 2.4.32-1ubuntu1
version.libgl1-mesa-dri: libgl1-mesa-dri 8.0.2-0ubuntu3
version.libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental: libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental N/A
version.libgl1-mesa-glx: libgl1-mesa-glx 8.0.2-0ubuntu3
version.nvidia-graphics-drivers: nvidia-graphics-drivers N/A
version.xserver-xorg-core: xserver-xorg-core 2:1.11.4-0ubuntu10.1
version.xserver-xorg-input-evdev: xserver-xorg-input-evdev 1:2.7.0-0ubuntu1
version.xserver-xorg-video-ati: xserver-xorg-video-ati 1:6.14.99~git20111219.aacbd629-0ubuntu2
version.xserver-xorg-video-intel: xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.19.0-0ubuntu1~xup1
version.xserver-xorg-video-nouveau: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau 1:0.0.16+git20111201+b5534a1-1build2

** Affects: compiz (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

** Tags: amd64 apport-bug compiz-0.9 precise ubuntu

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