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When I have a window snapped to one side, and I drag it to the top of the screen to make it go full screen, it displays the area that it will be, stops at about 4/5s of the way there, and freezes the computer, forcing me to reboot to start using anything. Sometimes it doesn't do this, but most of the time it does. What is going on?

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What desktop manager are you using? GNOME, Unity, KDE, etc... – Wilf Oct 28 '13 at 19:45
Unity. Aside from installed applications, I'm basically running vanilla Ubuntu. – user155708 Oct 28 '13 at 19:48
Try GNOME, as it can be generally less (and sometimes more) annoying. When you say it freezes, can you enter the tty (command line interface with the computer), move the mouse, or anything? Updating may also help, due to bug fixes. – Wilf Oct 28 '13 at 19:55
If trying GNOME (works pretty much the same as Unity), you will need to install it, using Synaptic, apt-get or any other sort of package manager – Wilf Oct 28 '13 at 20:02

This is bug #1244754.

The workaround is to use shortcut keys Ctrl + Super + Up to maximise windows.

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Bug has been reported fixed as of 17.02.2014. – Daniel Mar 10 '14 at 1:50

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