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Dear gnome devs..

There has been one bug thats existed since.. well, before I can even remember and its icons/applets in the gnome panel going haywire sometimes. why does this happen?! *tears hair out*

Turns into

Flipping on ‘lock to panel’ does nothing also >_<

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Still using metacity?

Okay so the world has gone compiz crazy, but some of us still use metacity (the default gnome window manager, no fancy wobbles), personally i use metacity over compiz simply because its a bit more stable and for a machine that i work at that’s important, when I’m just checking emails or ircing or whatever compiz is great.
The problem with plain ol’ metacity is two-fold, no transparencies and no gpu acceleration – thus stepping in is composite mode :)
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