dock obstructs desktop icons when in auto-hide mode

Bug #1830034 reported by Dan Kortschak on 2019-05-22
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-shell-extension-ubuntu-dock (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned

Bug Description

When not in auto-hide mode, icons are shifted out of the way of the dock. This does not happen when the dock is in auto-hide mode meaning that when there is no window to cause it to hide, the icons at the edge of the desktop are obscured. These icons are commonly Home, Trash and various volumes.

Either the icons should be autplaced out of the way of the dock, or the dock should be able to be made to auto-hide always (my preferred solution) as well as only when a window would be obstructed.

~ $ lsb_release -rd
Description: Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS
Release: 18.04
~ $ apt-cache policy gnome-shell-extension-ubuntu-dock
gnome-shell-extension-ubuntu-dock:
  Installed: 0.9.1ubuntu18.04.3
  Candidate: 0.9.1ubuntu18.04.3
  Version table:
 *** 0.9.1ubuntu18.04.3 500
        500 http://au.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates/main amd64 Packages
        500 http://au.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates/main i386 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     0.9.1 500
        500 http://au.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/main amd64 Packages
        500 http://au.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/main i386 Packages

Dan Kortschak (dan-kortschak) wrote :
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thank you for your bug report, that has been already reported as bug #1711377

Changed in gnome-shell-extension-ubuntu-dock (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
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