transmission screen goes blank

Bug #269872 reported by Kim d'Audretsch on 2008-09-13
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Fix Released
transmission (Ubuntu)
Nominated for Hardy by robsshadow

Bug Description

After fiddling around with transmission the screen it goes blank (resizing etc..) . Could also due to compiz or nvidia driver. But I do not experience these problems with other programs.

Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu intrepid (development branch)
Release: 8.10
Codename: intrepid

kim@athena:~$ dpkg -l |grep transmission
ii transmission-common 1.33-0ubuntu1 free, lightweight BitTorrent client
ii transmission-gtk 1.33-0ubuntu1 free, lightweight BitTorrent client (graphic

Kim d'Audretsch (kimda) on 2008-09-13
description: updated
Renaud (renaud-rolles-gmail) wrote :

I have the same problem, and i don't run any nvidia driver may be due to compiz (no screen effect on the system)

Changed in transmission:
status: Unknown → Fix Released
Charles Kerr (charlesk) wrote :

Since this has been nominated for a release, here is a backport to 1.34 of the upstream fix that's in 1.40.

Charles Kerr (charlesk) on 2008-11-16
Changed in transmission:
status: New → Fix Committed
Hew (hew) wrote :

It's been nominated for Hardy but has not been accepted. Waiting for the fix in 1.40 with Jaunty should be fine; I don't think this would qualify for a Hardy SRU - .

Changed in transmission:
importance: Undecided → Low
Charles Kerr (charlesk) wrote :

That's fine with me, too.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package transmission - 1.40-0ubuntu1

transmission (1.40-0ubuntu1) jaunty; urgency=low

  * New upstream release (LP: #302672)
    - Tracker communication uses fewer resources
    - More accurate bandwidth limits
    - Reduce disk fragmentation by preallocating files (LP: #287726)
    - Stability, security and performance improvements to the RPC /
      Web UI server (closes LP: #290423)
    - Support compression when serving Web UI and RPC responses
    - Simplify the RPC whitelist
    - Fix bug that prevented handshakes with encrypted BitComet peers
    - Fix 1.3x bug that could re-download some data unnecessarily
      (LP: #295040)
    - Option to automatically update the blocklist weekly
    - Added off-hour bandwidth scheduling
    - Simplify file/priority selection in the details dialog
    - Fix a couple of crashes
    - New / updated translations
    - Don't inhibit hibernation by default (LP: #292929)
    - Use "close" animation when sending to notification area (LP: #130811)
    - Fix resize problems (LP: #269872)
    - Support "--version" option when launching from command line
      (LP: #292011)
    - Correctly parse announce URLs that have leading or trailing
      spaces (LP: #262411)
    - Display an error when "Open Torrent" fails (LP: #281463)
  * Dropped 10_fix_crasher_from_upstream.dpatch: Fix is in this
    upstream release.
  * debian/control: Don't just build-depend on libcurl-dev, which is
    a virtual package.

 -- Chris Coulson <email address hidden> Fri, 28 Nov 2008 15:33:48 +0000

Changed in transmission:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
description: updated
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