Wine shows the Unity Launcher when an application runs in full-screen with a resolution different from the native

Bug #1388648 reported by Alberto Salvia Novella on 2014-11-02
This bug affects 6 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
unity (Ubuntu)
Nominated for Utopic by Alberto Salvia Novella
Nominated for Xenial by Alberto Salvia Novella

Bug Description

1. In the "Configure Wine" application, go to the graphics tab.
2. Under the "window settings" section, check the three first boxes and uncheck the latest.
3. Run a Windows application in full-screen mode using a screen resolution different from the default in the desktop.

- The application to be presented in full-screen.

- As seen in the attached screen-shot.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.10
Package: wine 1:1.6.2-0ubuntu6
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.16.0-24.32-generic 3.16.4
Uname: Linux 3.16.0-24-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.14.7-0ubuntu8
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Mon Nov 3 00:47:54 2014
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-05-21 (530 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 13.04 "Raring Ringtail" - Release amd64 (20130424)
SourcePackage: wine1.6
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to utopic on 2014-09-24 (39 days ago)

Also affects Wine 1.7.30.

Changed in wine1.6 (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
Ken Sharp (kennybobs) on 2015-06-03
affects: wine1.6 (Ubuntu) → ubuntu-meta (Ubuntu)
Changed in ubuntu-meta (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → New
affects: ubuntu-meta (Ubuntu) → unity (Ubuntu)
affects: unity (Ubuntu) → ubuntu-meta (Ubuntu)
affects: ubuntu-meta (Ubuntu) → unity (Ubuntu)
affects: wine → unity
no longer affects: unity
Changed in unity:
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
Stephen M. Webb (bregma) on 2015-06-04
summary: - Wine shows the Unity desktop dash when an application runs in full-
- screen with a resolution diferent from the native
+ Wine shows the Unity Launcher when an application runs in full-screen
+ with a resolution different from the native
Changed in unity:
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: Confirmed → Triaged

Also (unsurprisingly) an issue in Crossover (15.2 on Ubuntu 16.04), for example using the default crosstie for Age of Empires 2.

tags: added: xenial
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
importance: High → Medium
no longer affects: unity
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
importance: Medium → High
Markhor (markhor) wrote :

I guess since Unity will be thrown away, this issue is going to be resolved in some way :)

@ Markhor

If you are concerned with a big problem, just wait. Either the problem will be gone, or you will :P

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