annoying modal dialog

Bug #175766 reported by crf on 2007-12-12
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
system-config-printer (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: system-config-printer

There is an annoying dialog that interferes with other applications while system-config-printer searches for printer drivers.

crf (chrisfahlman) wrote :

The picture shows system-config-printer's searching for drivers dialog partially obscuring the active application firefox.

Henrik Nilsen Omma (henrik) wrote :

Thanks for pointing this out. This should probably be fixed using a future global notification applet.

Changed in system-config-printer:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
status: New → Confirmed
Tim Waugh (twaugh) wrote :

I've checked in a fix for this: revision 1791.

Changed in system-config-printer:
status: Confirmed → In Progress
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package system-config-printer - 0.7.78+svn1792-0ubuntu1

system-config-printer (0.7.78+svn1792-0ubuntu1) hardy; urgency=low

  * New upstream release
     o Subversion snapshot r1792
     o Fixed crasher bugs: LP: #149393, LP: #159212, LP: #173115, LP: #175500.
     o Behave gracefully if CUPS is not running.
     o Do not force waiting windows to be on top of other application's
       windows (LP: #175766).

 -- Till Kamppeter <email address hidden> Fri, 21 Dec 2007 15:21:48 +0000

Changed in system-config-printer:
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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