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Bug 1651816 - Firefox starts on wrong screen
Summary: Firefox starts on wrong screen
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: firefox
Version: 29
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Martin Stransky
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: ffwayland
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-11-20 23:20 UTC by rugk
Modified: 2019-10-23 17:48 UTC (History)
13 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2019-02-28 10:26:35 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description rugk 2018-11-20 23:20:24 UTC
Description of problem: Firefox starts on the secondary screen instead of the primary one – although I've closed it on the primary one.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 62.0.3-1.fc29.x86_64

How reproducible: Always.(?)

Steps to Reproduce:
0. Two screens attached.
1. Close Firefox on main screen. (maximized)
2. Start it again.

Actual results:
Shows up on secondary screen.

Expected results:
Shows up on primary screen.

Additional info:
two screens, one HDMI one VGA; Wayland; GNOME

Comment 1 Martin Stransky 2019-02-19 10:35:46 UTC
Can you please try firefox-wayland? (install firefox-wayland package and run 'Firefox on Wayland' application)

Comment 2 Martin Stransky 2019-02-28 10:26:35 UTC
I'm unable to reproduce on Fedora 30 / Firefox Wayland.

Comment 3 rugk 2019-10-23 17:48:37 UTC
Yeah, seems I also cannot reproduce this old bug anymore. :)

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