Applications have no menu when run in a nested X session

Bug #774586 reported by Alistair Buxton on 2011-05-01
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
appmenu-gtk (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: appmenu-gtk

To reproduce:

1. sudo apt-get install xserver-xephyr
2. Xephyr :1 =screen 1000x800
3. DISPLAY=:1 gedit

The resulting gedit has no menu bar. Uninstalling appmenu-gtk "fixes" this bug.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: appmenu-gtk (not installed)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-8.42-generic
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-8-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sun May 1 03:33:00 2011
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Release amd64 (20110422)
 PATH=(custom, user)
SourcePackage: appmenu-gtk
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Alistair Buxton (a-j-buxton) wrote :
summary: - Applications have no menu when run in a nexted X session
+ Applications have no menu when run in a nested X session
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

you can unset UBUNTU_MENUPROXY as a workaround

Changed in appmenu-gtk (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
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