Log Viewer: Log window jumps to bottom on new messages

Bug #477565 reported by Mike Trim on 2009-11-07
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This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-utils
New
Medium
gnome-utils (Ubuntu)
Low
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

Binary package hint: gnome-utils

See also: Bug #346558

When viewing a log file in the log file viewer, the display jumps to the bottom of the log when new messages are written to the log. This is desired behaviour if the display is at the bottom of the file already, however if I am trying to read part of the middle of the log file I do not want it to jump to the end. The viewer should only scroll to the bottom if the scrollbar was already at the bottom before the new message appeared.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Sat Nov 7 16:20:58 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gnome-system-log
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" - Release i386 (20091028.5)
Package: gnome-utils 2.28.1-0ubuntu1
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_GB.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-14.48-generic-pae
SourcePackage: gnome-utils
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-14-generic-pae i686
XsessionErrors:
 (gnome-settings-daemon:1577): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_propagate_error: assertion `src != NULL' failed
 (gnome-settings-daemon:1577): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_propagate_error: assertion `src != NULL' failed
 (nautilus:1678): Eel-CRITICAL **: eel_preferences_get_boolean: assertion `preferences_is_initialized ()' failed
 (polkit-gnome-authentication-agent-1:1704): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_once_init_leave: assertion `initialization_value != 0' failed
 (gnome-panel:1677): Gtk-WARNING **: gtk_widget_size_allocate(): attempt to allocate widget with width -5 and height 24

Mike Trim (miketrim) wrote :
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thank you for your bug report. The issue is an upstream one and it would be nice if somebody having it could send the bug the to the people writting the software (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bugs/Upstream/GNOME)

Changed in gnome-utils (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
assignee: nobody → Ubuntu Desktop Bugs (desktop-bugs)
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

Thank you for your bug report. This bug has been reported to the developers of the software. You can track it and make comments at:
 https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=604364

Changed in gnome-utils (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
Changed in gnome-utils:
status: Unknown → New
Changed in gnome-utils:
importance: Unknown → Medium
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