gnome screen saver doesnt recognize firefox videos

Bug #364762 reported by Vish on 2009-04-21
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gnome-screensaver (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: gnome-screensaver

hi,
this probably is a know issue but there was no bug filed for this problem ,so...

1] using ubuntu 9.04, upto date as of today...
2] gnome-screensaver 2.24.0-0ubuntu6

3]the gnome screen saver doesnt recognize when firefox videos are playing , so usually the video ends up being disrupted by the screen saver.
 this problem is worse when the videos are played in full-screen, the screen saver causes the video to quit the full-screen mode and sometimes the flash video disappears for a sec or so...

 have tried this with both metacity and compiz but this happens for both window managers.

4] the ideal setup would be when the gnome screensaver recognizes when embedded/fullscreen videos are playing in firefox , as it recognizes other video players, and to not activate during video play mode.

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 gnome-screensaver (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
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