show desktop applet has gray background

Bug #155541 reported by Sean Fritz on 2007-10-21
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-panel (Ubuntu)
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

Binary package hint: gnome-panel

Show desktop applet has gray background outside of icon area that does not respect panel colors.

To reproduce: Set panel background to black no transparency.

Expected result: Icon should be surrounded by black as with all other icons on the gnome panel.

Actual result: Icon is surrounded with gray.

To fix: Change the show desktop icon to use transparency instead of gray around the icon proper, or make this configurable.

PS: I could easily fix this and submit a patch if someone could point me in the right direction for the code, however I'm really busy with school at the moment and don't have the time to hunt down the right repository etc.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Sun Oct 21 16:24:22 2007
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 7.10
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gnome-panel
Package: gnome-panel 1:
PackageArchitecture: i386
ProcCmdline: gnome-panel --sm-client-id default1
ProcCwd: /home/fritzs
SourcePackage: gnome-panel
Uname: Linux slab 2.6.22-14-generic #1 SMP Sun Oct 14 23:05:12 GMT 2007 i686 GNU/Linux

Sean Fritz (sean-fritz) wrote :
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

Thanks for your report, can you make an screenshot of the applet showing the gray background? thanks.

Changed in gnome-panel:
assignee: nobody → desktop-bugs
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Incomplete
Sean Fritz (sean-fritz) wrote :

Attached is a screen shot of the problem. I included the entire menu bar to contrast it with the other icons (not for instance firefox has a black border around the icon as is expected).

Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

Thanks for your report, that known upstream you can track it and make your comments here:

Changed in gnome-panel:
status: Incomplete → Triaged
Sean Fritz (sean-fritz) wrote :

Thanks, I will get on the gnome people.


Changed in gnome-panel:
status: Unknown → Confirmed
haydoni (andyhayden1) wrote :

This bug appears still to be going strong five years (in Gnome) on... very very ugly and illogical behavior!

Changed in gnome-panel:
importance: Unknown → Low
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