Can't scroll feed using keyboard

Bug #621953 reported by Steve Holmes on 2010-08-21
This bug affects 18 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Ken VanDine
gwibber (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: gwibber

It is not possible to scroll through messages using arrow keys. It is possible to tab through links, so it is not a problem with focus, but the panel is not responding to arrow keys.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
Package: gwibber 2.31.90-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-15.21-generic
Uname: Linux 2.6.35-15-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Sat Aug 21 21:11:20 2010
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-Netbook 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Alpha i386 (20100803.1)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: gwibber

Steve Holmes (bouncysteve) wrote :
Omer Akram (om26er) wrote :

its a regression. the problem has been there since 2.31.4 I think

Changed in gwibber (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Confirmed
tags: added: regression-potential
removed: apport-bug i386 maverick ubuntu-une
tags: added: maverick
Omer Akram (om26er) wrote :

this bug is a regression and also causes a problem when one dont want to use the cursor and see the stream with keyboard.

Changed in gwibber:
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in gwibber (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Omer Akram (om26er) on 2010-10-11
tags: added: regression-release
removed: regression-potential
Omer Akram (om26er) wrote :

its a regression in Maverick. and people often want to scroll through their streams with keyboard in a relaxed manner ;)

Ken, can you please take a look into this?

Changed in gwibber (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Ken VanDine (ken-vandine)
Changed in gwibber:
milestone: none → 2.91.1
Changed in gwibber (Ubuntu):
assignee: Ken VanDine (ken-vandine) → nobody
Changed in gwibber:
assignee: nobody → Ken VanDine (ken-vandine)
Changed in gwibber:
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package gwibber - 2.91.1-0ubuntu1

gwibber (2.91.1-0ubuntu1) natty; urgency=low

  * New unstable release
    - statusnet:
      * Fixed an if statement that was causing errors to get lost in some cases
      * Enable the public stream by default, it is useful for dedicated instances
    - facebook:
      * Ported to use the Graph API
      * Fixed rendering of "likes", and improved display of links, videos,
        photos, etc
      * Tell facebook not to prepend "is " to posts (LP: #674894)
    - dispatcher:
      * Handle python-indicate from karmic, the indicator doesn't send
        a timestamp
      * Fixed failure to notify for private messages (LP: #663377)
      * Treat strings starting with "www." as a href (LP: #324809)
    - client:
      * Merged in keyboard control from Michael Hall (LP: #621953)
      * Don't traceback older version of pygtk which didn't have gtk.InfoBar
      * added missing public.png icons, for 24x24 and 32x32
    - accounts: Show the auth button if we know there was an auth failure
 -- Ken VanDine <email address hidden> Tue, 16 Nov 2010 21:36:50 -0500

Changed in gwibber (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
Changed in gwibber:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Alexey Ten (Lynn) (alexeyten) wrote :

Will it be ported to lucid and maverick?

James Gregory-Monk (jamgregory) wrote :

As far as I can tell, this hasn't been applied to the 3.0 branch, as you can't scroll the feed using the arrow keys in

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