still there in 16.04
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  Adding/Removing an external monitor causes open windows to move to
  another workspace

Status in Compiz:
  Fix Released
Status in Compiz 0.9.9 series:
  Fix Released
Status in Compiz Core:
  Fix Committed
Status in compiz package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in compiz source package in Precise:
  Fix Released

Bug description:
  Many users will put different windows in different workspaces for better work 
flow.  If a user connects and/or disconnects an external monitor or projector, 
all of these windows will be put in the first workspace.  Having to go back and 
move all of the windows back to their workspaces is very frustrating and time 

  [Test Case]
  #. Open some applications in different workspaces.
  #. Plug in an external monitor.

  [Regression Potential]
  Very low possibility that a window still ends up in the wrong workspace.


  Original description:
  well, i plug in my external screen.

  expected behaviour would be, if all of my windows would stay in the
  workspaces i aligned them to, and if they'd be on the same screen i
  had them in the first place.

  unfortunatly in unity, if i plug-in (or plug-off) my external screen
  the windows are all around, but not where i'd expect them to be
  (namely in the same place they were before). so i always have to
  toggle expo-mode and re-align all of my windows.

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