mozilla does not start up maximized



14 years ago
13 years ago


(Reporter: hugo van woerkom, Unassigned)


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14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.8a5) Gecko/20041112
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.8a5) Gecko/20041112

Starting Mozilla, comes up small.
Maximize it. Quit Mozilla.
Start again: still comes up small.
Using: mozilla -width 1265 -height 983, like the -help says, has no effect.
Happens with all users, including new users with no .mozilla dir.
EXCEPT one user always starts maximized.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.start mozilla. Maximize.
2.quit mozilla
3.start mozilla again: is not maximized.

Actual Results:  
Does not start maximized. But OK with one user on the system.

Expected Results:  
Always come up maximized.

This is like 257271, which says it is a dup, but does not say of what.
This used to never happen, until...
I switched XFree86 drivers, from Nvidia closed source to nv.
That needed modelines, which Nvidia does not.
I switched back again to Nvidia, but ever since then Mozilla does not remember
it was maximized.
You people are to be recommended for finding your way around in a snakepit. ;-) 
Unfortunately it is annoying: having to always click the maximize button, since
I always use Mozilla maximized...
Product: Browser → Seamonkey

Comment 1

14 years ago
Today (Dec. 1 2004) I noticed suddenly that Mozilla *was* starting up fullscreen.
And I must apologize that I did not notice when that started: in the past week
or something. I just did not notice that I did not have to hit the maximize
button anymore. This is on Linux Debian Sarge: I have not applied updates since
I filed the bug.

Comment 2

14 years ago
Today I downloaded both mozilla-i686-pc-linux-gnu-gtk2+xft-1.8a5.tar.gz  and 

Installed both.

Upon starting noticed that
is there again: the chevron is gone from the personal toolbar.

So I looked at the comments and that mentioned that by "resizing" it will appear.

Sure enough.

AND this bug is back then: after resizing once and pressing the maximize button
on the window, Mozilla does NOT start up maximized anymore.

This time I will see if I can keep track of when it DOES start up maximized again.

Comment 3

14 years ago
This morning Mozilla started up fullscreen.
I have no idea what brought the change from yesterday when it did not.


13 years ago
Summary: mozilla does not remember fullscreen startup → mozilla does not start up maximized
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