[regression] Desktop zoom is missing the mouse pointer

Bug #1818790 reported by Daniel van Vugt on 2019-03-06
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Fix Released
gnome-shell (Ubuntu)
Marco Trevisan (Treviño)
Marco Trevisan (Treviño)

Bug Description

Proposed fix: https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gnome-shell/merge_requests/454


Desktop zoom is missing the mouse pointer.

ProblemType: BugDistroRelease: Ubuntu 19.04
Package: gnome-shell 3.31.90-1ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 5.0.0-7.8-generic 5.0.0
Uname: Linux 5.0.0-7-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.10-0ubuntu23
Architecture: amd64
Date: Wed Mar 6 15:12:04 2019
DisplayManager: gdm3
 b'org.gnome.shell' b'app-picker-view' b'uint32 1'
 b'org.gnome.shell' b'command-history' redacted by apport
 b'org.gnome.shell' b'favorite-apps' redacted by apport
 b'org.gnome.desktop.interface' b'gtk-im-module' b"'gtk-im-context-simple'"
InstallationDate: Installed on 2018-12-04 (92 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 19.04 "Disco Dingo" - Alpha amd64 (20181203)SourcePackage: gnome-shell
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :
tags: added: a11y regression
description: updated
tags: added: rls-dd-incoming
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thanks Daniel, you marked it as regression, could you give details on when/in what serie|version it regressed? Does it impact disco(-proposed) only or something we need to be careful about with our ongoing SRUs?

Changed in gnome-shell (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
status: New → Triaged
Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

The regression occurred in disco-proposed, specifically in upstream release 3.31.90.

Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

(3.31.4 doesn't contain the bug)

tags: added: regression-proposed
removed: regression
Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

Looks like (from upstream) fixes are required in mutter as well as gnome-shell:


Changed in mutter (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → High
Will Cooke (willcooke) on 2019-03-12
Changed in gnome-shell (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Marco Trevisan (Treviño) (3v1n0)
tags: removed: rls-dd-incoming
no longer affects: mutter (Ubuntu)
Changed in gnome-shell (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → In Progress
description: updated
Changed in gnome-shell:
status: Unknown → New
Changed in gnome-shell (Ubuntu Disco):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
tags: added: fixed-upstream
Changed in gnome-shell:
status: New → Fix Released

In the help about zoom should also be noted that Super+Alt+8 can be used to zoom

tags: added: fixed-in-3.32.1
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package gnome-shell - 3.32.0+git20190410-1ubuntu1

gnome-shell (3.32.0+git20190410-1ubuntu1) disco; urgency=medium

  * Merging with debian git snapshot (LP: #1820775, LP: #1818790),
    remaining changes:
    + Replace gnome-backgrounds dep with ubuntu-wallpapers and Suggests
      gnome-themes-standard-data, gnome-backgrounds
    + Add some Recommends:
      - ubuntu-session (| gnome-session) to have the ubuntu session available
      - xserver-xorg-legacy
      - yaru-theme-gnome-shell for the default ubuntu theming
    + Update debian/gbp.conf with Ubuntu settings
    + gnome-shell-common.install: Install Ubuntu mode
    + gnome-shell-common.prerm: Remove deprecated ubuntu theme alternative
    + ubuntu/desktop_detect.patch:
      - add caching for desktop detection to avoid querying the current
        desktop env variable as iterate through the list each time. For the
        time of the Shell process, we can expect this env variable to stay
    + ubuntu/smarter_alt_tab.patch:
      - quick alt-tab (without showing up the switcher) switch only between
        the last window of the last 2 applications to be focused instead of
        raising all windows of those apps.
    + ubuntu/lightdm-user-switching.patch:
      - Allow user switching when using LightDM.
    + ubuntu/lock_on_suspend.patch
      - Respect Ubuntu's lock-on-suspend setting.
    + ubuntu/gdm.patch
      - as gdm is system-wide and not session-wide, ensure gdm has an ubuntu
        styling by default, not impacting the gnome user session though.
    + ubuntu/background_login.patch
      - Change default background color as we modified the default GDM color
        for our ubuntu session. Change it as well here, still applying the
        background noise loading.
    + ubuntu/gdm_alternatives.patch
      - Add support for GDM3 theme alternatives
    + ubuntu/block_mode_extension_update.patch
      - Don't allow ubuntu mode extension to update
    + optional-hot-corner.patch
      - enable patch proposed by upstream developer already in package (but
        not in series) to add a settings for optional hot corner activation.
    + volume-Add-back-sound-feedback-on-scroll.patch
      - Fix regression causing missing feedback on volume slider scroll
    + main-show-an-error-message-on-gnome-shell-crash.patch,
      - Improve debug JS tracing for crash reports
    + st-scroll-view-Handle-the-case-where-scrollbars-are-NULL.patch,
      - Fix crash on theme changes
    + ubuntu/search-call-XUbuntuCancel-method-on-providers-when-no-dat.patch:
      - stop searches when requested from UI
    + magnifier-Show-cursor-when-magnifier-is-enabled-and-scale.patch:
      - Show monitor scaled cursor when magnifier is enabled
  * d/p/magnifier-Show-cursor-when-magnifier-is-enabled-and-scale.patch:
    - Dropp...


Changed in gnome-shell (Ubuntu Disco):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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