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[Bug 327793] Re: Window decorations in title bar missing with compiz enabled


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On 2009-02-08T20:33:31+00:00 David wrote:

Created attachment 331253

Started happening recently, but I'm not sure if it's a gnome component
or compiz.  I have compiz-0.7.8-12.fc11.x86_64 installed.  rawhide is
current on my system except for the kernel.

Windows are working.  The close, maximize, and minimize buttons all
work, but the title bars are all grey.

Attaching a screen shot.

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On 2009-02-10T18:15:24+00:00 Matěj wrote:

Thanks for the bug report.  We have reviewed the information you have
provided above, and there is some additional information we require that
will be helpful in our diagnosis of this issue.

Please attach your X server config file (/etc/X11/xorg.conf, if
available) and X server log file (/var/log/Xorg.*.log) to the bug report
as individual uncompressed file attachments using the bugzilla file
attachment link below.

Could you please also try to run without any /etc/X11/xorg.conf (if you
have one) whatsoever and let X11 autodetect your display and video card?
Attach to this bug /var/log/Xorg.0.log from this attempt as well,

We will review this issue again once you've had a chance to attach this

Thanks in advance.

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On 2009-02-10T19:18:53+00:00 David wrote:

Created attachment 331453

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On 2009-02-10T19:19:13+00:00 David wrote:

Created attachment 331454

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On 2009-02-10T19:19:35+00:00 David wrote:

Created attachment 331455

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On 2009-02-10T19:19:57+00:00 David wrote:

Created attachment 331456

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On 2009-02-10T19:20:20+00:00 David wrote:

Created attachment 331457

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On 2009-02-10T19:20:40+00:00 David wrote:

Created attachment 331458

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On 2009-02-10T19:21:54+00:00 David wrote:

I have no xorg.conf.  Attaching all of the Xorg.?.log files that I have.

I disabled desktop effects and title bars are back, for whatever that's


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On 2009-02-14T11:48:49+00:00 sangu wrote:

(gtk-window-decorator:6648): metacity-CRITICAL **: meta_frame_style_draw_with_style: assertion `style_gtk->colormap == gdk_drawable_get_colormap (drawable)' failed
(gtk-window-decorator:6648): metacity-CRITICAL **: meta_frame_style_draw_with_style: assertion `style_gtk->colormap == gdk_drawable_get_colormap (drawable)' failed

Temporary solution
Use /apps/gwd/use_metacity_theme.

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On 2009-06-09T11:08:43+00:00 Bug wrote:

This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.

More information and reason for this action is here:

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On 2009-11-05T18:21:50+00:00 Matěj wrote:

Since this bugzilla report was filed, there have been several major
updates in various components of the Xorg system, which may have
resolved this issue. Users who have experienced this problem are
encouraged to upgrade their system to the latest version of their
packages. For packages from updates-testing repository you can use

yum upgrade --enablerepo='*-updates-testing'

Alternatively, you can also try to test whether this bug is reproducible
with the upcoming Fedora 12 distribution by downloading LiveMedia of F12
Beta available at http://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/nightly-composes/
. By using that you get all the latest packages without need to install
anything on your computer. For more information on using LiveMedia take
a look at https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedoraLiveCD .

Please, if you experience this problem on the up-to-date system, let us
now in the comment for this bug, or whether the upgraded system works
for you.

If you won't be able to reply in one month, I will have to close this
bug as INSUFFICIENT_DATA. Thank you.

[This is a bulk message for all open Fedora Rawhide Xorg-related bugs.
I'm adding myself to the CC list for each bug, so I'll see any comments
you make after this and do my best to make sure every issue gets proper

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On 2009-11-17T12:01:48+00:00 Matěj wrote:

Switching incorrect assignees to the default one.

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On 2009-12-30T19:08:45+00:00 Hamidou wrote:

Hi David, Sangu.

It looks like you hit the same as
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=484056 (gtk-window-
decorator: ghost-like title bars...)

That has been fixed.
So closing this ticket.

And happy 2009 ending.

Fedora Bugzappers volunteer triage team

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 484056 ***

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On 2010-02-19T18:36:38+00:00 Raja wrote:

This bug came up on up to date fedora-12. I am not sure what caused it,
appeared after i upgraded the packages yesterday.

The updated gtk packages are

Feb 18 14:41:33 Installed: 1:gtk+-1.2.10-69.fc12.i686
Feb 18 14:59:22 Updated: libchamplain-gtk-0.4.3-1.fc12.i686
Feb 18 15:00:16 Installed: transmission-gtk-1.83-2.fc12.i686
Feb 18 15:00:35 Updated: GConf2-gtk-2.28.0-4.fc12.i686
Feb 18 15:01:31 Installed: report-gtk-0.7-1.fc12.i686
Feb 18 15:07:05 Updated: ibus-gtk-

I notice the gtk-window-decorator is not running and manually running it
does not have any impact.



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On 2010-02-21T05:55:25+00:00 Raja wrote:

I was able to identify my problem to missing modulepath's. Once I added
them, the compiz and gtk-window-decorator works as designed.

Sorry for the confusion. Raj

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** Changed in: compiz (Fedora)
   Importance: Unknown => High

** Bug watch added: Red Hat Bugzilla #484056

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