Also have this bug, all my windows (except for terminal windows) move to
left-most monitor after screen lock and monitors enter stand-by.
This however only happens while leaving them longer in stand-by
(overnight), during the day, when it may be locked for an hour at most,
it doesn't happen.
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Windows change Monitor/Desktop after screen lock
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I run a dual monitor configuration, with one portrait and one
I nearly always have multiple applications open in multiple windows
across both monitors and all virtual desktops.
When I lock the screen and then unlock, my application windows will
move from their original position.
Sometimes they are in completely random positions;
Other times they seem to get the monitors confused, and rather than
being in the top half of the portrait monitor they are on the top half
of the landscape monitor;
Sometimes it is only a new desktop, but the monitor position is the
Sometimes it is the same desktop, but on the other monitor.
Description: Ubuntu 13.10
What I expect to happen: When I unlock my computer, all the windows
are in the same position on the same monitor and desktop as I left
What actually happens: When I unlock my computer, some or all of the
windows have been changed to a random position on a random monitor
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