geeqie full screen fails to obscure any dock windows: unity launcher/panel or gnome-panel.

Bug #788321 reported by Avi Greenbury on 2011-05-25
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This bug affects 5 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Geeqie
Unknown
Unknown
geeqie (Debian)
Fix Released
Unknown
geeqie (Ubuntu)
Medium
Daniel van Vugt

Bug Description

Binary package hint: geeqie

When I make Geeqie go full screen, it leaves a space for the launcher which is hidden, so there's a strip down the left of not-full-screened.

This doesn't seem to affect anything else, so I don't think it's a unity-wide bug. Perhaps it's down to some peculiarity in the way geeqie full-screens.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: geeqie 1:1.0-7ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-8.42-generic 2.6.38.2
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-8-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Wed May 25 21:11:01 2011
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Release i386 (20110427.1)
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_GB:en
 LANG=en_GB.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: geeqie
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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Avi Greenbury (bigreds) wrote :
Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

This is not just a problem in Unity, but also happens with the gnome-panel in Ubuntu Classic. I remember it used to happen in maverick too.

It does seem to be a bug in geeqie itself, not using full-screen correctly.

Changed in geeqie (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
summary: - Full screen in unity leaves a gap for the launcher
+ geeqie full screen fails to obscure any dock windows: unity
+ launcher/panel or gnome-panel.
Changed in geeqie (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt)
status: Confirmed → In Progress
Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

My proposed fix is available for testing in ppa:vanvugt/geeqie
https://launchpad.net/~vanvugt/+archive/geeqie

Stepan Roucka (rouckas) wrote :

Your fix works fine for me, thanks!

Changed in geeqie (Debian):
status: Unknown → New
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package geeqie - 1:1.0-8ubuntu1

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geeqie (1:1.0-8ubuntu1) oneiric; urgency=low

  * Make fullscreen mode actually use the full screen. (LP: #788321)
 -- Daniel van Vugt <email address hidden> Mon, 15 Aug 2011 16:57:40 +0800

Changed in geeqie (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
Changed in geeqie (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in geeqie (Debian):
status: New → Fix Released
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