Gimp statusbar missing elements

Bug #542916 reported by skyjumper
This bug report is a duplicate of:  Bug #537275: Regression: Gimp has no progressbar. Edit Remove
This bug affects 5 people
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The Gimp
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gimp (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: gimp

On Ubuntu lucid using gimp 2.6.8-2ubuntu1, image window statusbars are missing a few elements. Cursor position, Zoom level, and Cancel button are the obvious ones, but there may be more.

A screenshot from my Lucid system is here:
The correct statusbar is shown on and

According to Michael Natterer, the problem is due to use of a bleeding edge Gtk. From IRC:
<mitch> skyjumper: tell them they must patch gimp and some other apps wrt to GtkStatusbar if they really want to use gtk 2.20
<mitch> skyjumper: more seriously, it would help if you told them that the fix for the problem can be copied from gimp_statusbar_init() in app/display/gimpstatusbar.c in gimp git master
<mitch> skyjumper: they can fix all affected apps along these lines

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skyjumper (x-skyjumper-launchpad) wrote :
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Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

Thanks for the bug report. This particular bug has already been reported into our bug tracking system, but please feel free to report any further bugs you find.

Changed in gimp (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in gimp:
status: Unknown → Fix Released
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