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Old 11-09-2009, 02:38 PM   #1
shred_eng
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firefox has shrunk to a strip in xwindow - weird!


hi, its kinda hard to explain this, but i clicked or dragged or something accidently on firefox and it turned into a strip at the left hand side top of my xwindow and i cant drag the edge or maximise it again, all was fine until this happened.i tried to uninstall firefox with apt-get remove but i was still able to open it so it hadnt gone like i intended, so i ended up reinstalling again hoping this would erase any settings but its still the same.im using ubuntu server so apart from xorg i have no desktop,

any ideas? also how do i drag and move a window around inside an xwindow, i tried alt and drag but that never worked, also tried other random combinations,

thx,
 
Old 11-09-2009, 02:54 PM   #2
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Try right-clicking the bar and selecting shade. That should (if I am right) unshade/maximise it. Alternatively, if you go to the right hand bottom corner of the bar, do you get the icon change to expand it by clicking and dragging?
 
Old 11-09-2009, 03:59 PM   #3
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hey i right clicked where you said but saw no menu like you described but after right clicking all over the place a shaded/hatched corner appeared on the right hand side bottom and i have no idea where it was i clicked to make it appear but never the less it did - thanks -
i resized firefox by dragging that corner, but i wish i knew how it shrank then grew that corner piece lol
oh well....
thanks again XavierP
 
Old 11-09-2009, 04:47 PM   #4
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Glad to help - the shading issue has got me a few times
 
  


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