Problem with new application "sub-windows" opening under the current window

Ingo Klöcker kloecker at
Tue Feb 11 08:29:47 GMT 2003

JW wrote:
> I have a friend using SuSE 8.0 with the default SusE KDE theme (I
> forget which versin of KDE that is, 2.2.2? Or was it 3 something)). He
> has an strange problem where, when he's working in a particular
> application, if the application or user opens a new window, it will
> often come up underneath the current window, instead of on top where
> it shoudl be. Examples:
> Does anyone have any idea how to fix this?

Yes. Update. This problem is caused by a bug in kwin which has been 
resolved in KDE 3.0.1 or 3.0.2 (SuSE 8.0 came with KDE 3.0.0).


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