Gnome calculator is not focused when it is started by keyboard shortcut

Bug #1304696 reported by arr on 2014-04-08
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This bug affects 32 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Unity
Confirmed
Low
Unassigned
gnome-calculator (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned
unity (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned
unity-settings-daemon (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned

Bug Description

Description of problem:
When I use the "Calculator" key of my keyboard, the gnome-calculator opens but does not receive focus.

Version-Release:
Ubuntu Trusty Tahr (development branch)
Release: 14.04
gnome-calculator 3.10.2-0ubuntu1 amd64

How reproducible:
Always.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start Calculator by a media-key as configured in Keyboard settings

Actual results:
Calculator's window is not focused

Expected results:
Calculator's window should focused.

Additional info:
Ir worked fine in 12.04

arr (alan-drop-share) wrote :

Fedora 19 had a similar problem (back in 2013-11-01)

It should have been fixed according https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=704859

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in gnome-calculator (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
razor7 (ghiamar) wrote :

This also happens to me, the really weird thing is that if I install Cinnamon or FlashBack Sessions it works...

Maximiliano (meilan) wrote :

Happens to me when open calculator from Ubuntu Launcher. Opens but no receive focus. With Ubuntu 13.10 worked fine, not with Ubuntu 14.04.

razor7 (ghiamar) wrote :

Hi, it seems an error in unity-settings-daemon, for more details, read the comments of http://askubuntu.com/questions/456961/run-gnome-calculator-not-gaining-focus?noredirect=1#comment611327_456961

affects: gnome-calculator (Ubuntu) → unity-settings-daemon (Ubuntu)
affects: unity-settings-daemon (Ubuntu) → gnome-calculator (Ubuntu)
Changed in unity-settings-daemon (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

unity needs to export the timestamp of the event to u-s-d, similar to https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=704859

Changed in gnome-calculator (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in unity-settings-daemon (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Confirmed
madbiologist (me-again) on 2014-06-10
tags: added: trusty
Changed in unity:
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Confirmed
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