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monjanse 09-06-2009 04:37 AM

minimizing a window causing closing the program
 
when i press minimize on a window, the program just shuts down. how can i maximate it again, and why do it just shutting down instentof being shown in toolbar like in windows?

cpuobsessed 09-30-2009 11:31 AM

Sorry if this sounds like I'm talking down to you but are your sure you're clicking the minimize button on the window? Which desktop environment is this? Gnome, KDE, XFCE, something else?

monjanse 10-01-2009 05:16 AM

it is ubuntu operative system. i clicking on minimize. and instentof minimize, the program shuts down.

redlinuxxx 10-05-2009 07:32 PM

Can I ask how you no it shutdown ... could it just be out of your reach like u just cant open it again or do u have a definate way to no its shutting down... when you minimize do you see a bunch of black squares shrinking in size to a corner of the screen?

cpuobsessed 10-06-2009 08:41 AM

Is there an icon in the system tray (upper right corner) for the program. Some programs don't close, just the main window.

monjanse 10-07-2009 11:43 AM

i dont finding the program, and i dont see black srinking squares. when i minimize it, the window shrinking and dissapear in the middle of the screen. i dont find it on the toolbar either.

XavierP 10-11-2009 08:50 AM

Moved: This thread is more suitable in Linux-General and has been moved accordingly to help your thread/question get the exposure it deserves.

redant2 11-16-2009 04:11 PM

I have the same problem
 
I feel you, I run linux mint 7 and after installing some updates I have the same problem!

It is weird, because typical programs that would normally warn you before closing do not, but the I look at the processes and the program is not there????????????????????


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