Bug 19732 - Update window should always be "normal" window not a "dialog" one
Summary: Update window should always be "normal" window not a "dialog" one
Status: RESOLVED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: PackageKit
Classification: Unclassified
Component: General (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Other All
: medium enhancement
Assignee: Richard Hughes
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Reported: 2009-01-25 03:34 UTC by Michal Nowak
Modified: 2018-08-21 15:52 UTC (History)
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First start - Overview window (123.26 KB, image/png)
2009-01-25 03:34 UTC, Michal Nowak
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Review window - tiled (147.12 KB, image/png)
2009-01-25 03:45 UTC, Michal Nowak
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Overview window again but floating (123.58 KB, image/png)
2009-01-25 03:46 UTC, Michal Nowak
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Description Michal Nowak 2009-01-25 03:34:12 UTC
Created attachment 22219 [details]
First start - Overview window

I use awesome window manager [1], which, basically, has two modes, where are windows handled as tiled and floating. In floating mode they are all taken as floating (surprising), you can imagine it as a in GNOME's Metacity - you can move your windows where ever you want. But, in contrast, in tiled mode are all non-dialog windows treated as tiles and ordered on the desktop in non-overlapping manner.

So, and now about PackageKit :). Consider this scenario:

• start Overview window of Update Manager (is now tiled) [att #1]
• [Review] Review window (tiled) [att #2]
• [Back to overview] Overview window (*** floating ***) [att #3]
• [Review] (tiled)

It'd be very helpful if the window in point #3 is also tiled. I remember there are special names in X11 terminology for such behavior, but I am unable to recall it from memory right now, so I call them 'normal windows' (tiled) and 'dialogs' (floating).
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[1] http://awesome.naquadah.org/
Comment 1 Michal Nowak 2009-01-25 03:45:37 UTC
Created attachment 22220 [details]
Review window - tiled
Comment 2 Michal Nowak 2009-01-25 03:46:59 UTC
Created attachment 22221 [details]
Overview window again but floating
Comment 3 Richard Hughes 2018-08-21 15:52:25 UTC
We moved the upstream bugtracker to GitHub a long time ago. If this issue still affects you please re-create the issue here: https://github.com/hughsie/PackageKit/issues
 
Sorry for the impersonal message, and fingers crossed your issue no longer happens. Thanks.


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