Copy/move dialog cannot be switched to in Xenial

Bug #1575452 reported by Ben High on 2016-04-27
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This bug affects 91 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
unity (Ubuntu)
High
Andrea Azzarone
Nominated for Xenial by Marco Trevisan (Treviño)
Xenial
Undecided
Unassigned
Yakkety
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

[Impact]
When copying or moving a large file, Nautilus opens a window with the progress of the operation. If the user were to pull a larger window forward, that dialog cannot be accessed through Alt+tab or the Unity bar. The user would have to move the obscuring window out of the way in order to pull the progress dialog forward.

[Test case]
1. Copy or move a large file. I recommend copying or moving to or from an SD card, USB key, or network device because they tend to be much slower than the local hard disk.
2. When the copy or move progress dialog appears, move a larger or maximized window over the dialog so it is obscured. Alternately, just click a different window to select it.
3. Click the Nautilus icon in the Unity bar.
4. The main nautilus windows should be focused
5. Clicking again the nautilus icon should trigger the spread and a scaled preview of the copy dialog window should be shown.

[Regression potential]
Please make sure that the focus behavior for the nautilus launcher icon works normally without a copy dialog window.

Nautilus version: 3.18.4.is.3.14.3-0ubuntu4
Ubuntu version: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
Linux kernel version: 4.4.0-21-generic
Architecture: x86_64

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Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thank you for your bug report, that's indeed an unity issue. Clicking on the launcher icon twice works though but it's a workaround

affects: nautilus (Ubuntu) → unity (Ubuntu)
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
status: New → Confirmed
tags: added: rls-x-incoming
Andrea Azzarone (azzar1) on 2016-04-27
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Andrea Azzarone (azzar1)
tags: added: desktop-trello-import
Andrea Azzarone (azzar1) wrote :
tags: added: desktop-trello-import
tags: removed: desktop-trello-import
Andrea Azzarone (azzar1) on 2016-06-23
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → In Progress

This bug was fixed in the package unity - 7.5.0+17.04.20161107.2-0ubuntu1

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unity (7.5.0+17.04.20161107.2-0ubuntu1) zesty; urgency=medium

  [ Andrea Azzarone ]
  * Properly handle the file manager copy dialog in
    FileManagerLauncherIcon and in StorageLauncherIcon. (LP: #1575452,
    #1609845)
  * Correctly position the force quit dialog when scaling is different
    than 1.0 (LP: #1637991)
  * GnomeSession: Retrieve the session id using dbus if $XDG_SESSION_ID
    is not set

  [ Marco Trevisan (Treviño) ]
  * LockScreenController: ignore icon_paths_changed signal in
    menumanager for Lockscreen (LP: #1635625)

 -- Marco Trevisan (Treviño) <mail@3v1n0.net> Mon, 07 Nov 2016 23:31:33 +0000

Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
Andrea Azzarone (azzar1) on 2016-11-24
description: updated
Andrea Azzarone (azzar1) on 2016-11-29
description: updated

Hello Ben, or anyone else affected,

Accepted unity into yakkety-proposed. The package will build now and be available at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity/7.5.0+16.10.20161112-0ubuntu1 in a few hours, and then in the -proposed repository.

Please help us by testing this new package. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation how to enable and use -proposed. Your feedback will aid us getting this update out to other Ubuntu users.

If this package fixes the bug for you, please add a comment to this bug, mentioning the version of the package you tested, and change the tag from verification-needed to verification-done. If it does not fix the bug for you, please add a comment stating that, and change the tag to verification-failed. In either case, details of your testing will help us make a better decision.

Further information regarding the verification process can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/PerformingSRUVerification . Thank you in advance!

Changed in unity (Ubuntu Yakkety):
status: New → Fix Committed
tags: added: verification-needed
tags: added: verification-done
removed: verification-needed

This was originally targeted against Xenial but for some reason updated packages were released only for Yakkety and Zesty.

In those releases there is no more separate copy/move dialog in Nautilus. This file manager uses now integrated indicator displaying progress of such operations.

https://csorianognome.files.wordpress.com/2015/09/operations.png?w=300&h=265

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package unity - 7.5.0+16.10.20161112-0ubuntu1

---------------
unity (7.5.0+16.10.20161112-0ubuntu1) yakkety; urgency=medium

  [ Marco Trevisan (Treviño) ]
  * LockScreenController: ignore icon_paths_changed signal in
    menumanager for Lockscreen (LP: #1635625)

  [ Andrea Azzarone ]
  * Properly handle the file manager copy dialog in
    FileManagerLauncherIcon and in StorageLauncherIcon. (LP: #1575452,
    LP: #1609845)
  * Correctly position the force quit dialog when scaling is different
    than 1.0 (LP: #1637991)
  * GnomeSession: Retrieve the session id using dbus if $XDG_SESSION_ID
    is not set (LP: #1633749)

 -- Marco Trevisan (Treviño) <mail@3v1n0.net> Sat, 12 Nov 2016 02:13:01 +0000

Changed in unity (Ubuntu Yakkety):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released

The verification of the Stable Release Update for unity has completed successfully and the package has now been released to -updates. Subsequently, the Ubuntu Stable Release Updates Team is being unsubscribed and will not receive messages about this bug report. In the event that you encounter a regression using the package from -updates please report a new bug using ubuntu-bug and tag the bug report regression-update so we can easily find any regressions.

Please promote to Xenial. Users are still affected in 16.04. Have a look at bug #1399077 and its duplicates.

summary: - Copy/move dialog cannot be switched to
+ Copy/move dialog cannot be switched to in Xenial
Amr Ibrahim (amribrahim1987) wrote :

Ping!
SRU into Xenial.

Hello Ben, or anyone else affected,

Accepted unity into xenial-proposed. The package will build now and be available at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity/7.4.5+16.04.20171116 in a few hours, and then in the -proposed repository.

Please help us by testing this new package. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation on how to enable and use -proposed.Your feedback will aid us getting this update out to other Ubuntu users.

If this package fixes the bug for you, please add a comment to this bug, mentioning the version of the package you tested and change the tag from verification-needed-xenial to verification-done-xenial. If it does not fix the bug for you, please add a comment stating that, and change the tag to verification-failed-xenial. In either case, details of your testing will help us make a better decision.

Further information regarding the verification process can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/PerformingSRUVerification . Thank you in advance!

Changed in unity (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Fix Committed
tags: added: verification-needed verification-needed-xenial
removed: verification-done
Łukasz Zemczak (sil2100) wrote :

Hello Ben, or anyone else affected,

Accepted unity into xenial-proposed. The package will build now and be available at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity/7.4.5+16.04.20171201.3 in a few hours, and then in the -proposed repository.

Please help us by testing this new package. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation on how to enable and use -proposed.Your feedback will aid us getting this update out to other Ubuntu users.

If this package fixes the bug for you, please add a comment to this bug, mentioning the version of the package you tested and change the tag from verification-needed-xenial to verification-done-xenial. If it does not fix the bug for you, please add a comment stating that, and change the tag to verification-failed-xenial. In either case, details of your testing will help us make a better decision.

Further information regarding the verification process can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/PerformingSRUVerification . Thank you in advance!

ventrical (dale-f-beaudoin) wrote :

This is working just fine now.

Doug McMahon (mc3man) wrote :

Fine now in unity 7.4.5+16.04.20171201.3

tags: added: verification-done verification-done-xenial
removed: verification-needed verification-needed-xenial
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package unity - 7.4.5+16.04.20171201.3

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unity (7.4.5+16.04.20171201.3) xenial; urgency=medium

  [ Marco Trevisan (Treviño) ]
  * InputMonitor: add an unity class that monitors XInput2 events and
    converts them to XEvent
  * EdgeBarrierController: use InputMonitor to get the barrier events
    instead of relying on its implementation
  * DecorationsMenuLayout: use input monitor for menu scrubbing (LP:
    #1614597)
  * PanelView: use InputMonitor to track menu events
  * LockScreenPanel: use InputMonitor events instead of mouse polling
    for menu scrubbing
  * MenuManager: add support for mouse trackers with triangle algorithm
    support (LP: #1618405)
  * PanelView: scale gradient refinement properly
  * PanelService: don't allow to deactivate menus if they've been opened
    too shortly
  * LockScreenController: ignore icon_paths_changed signal in
    menumanager for Lockscreen
  * LockScreenController: use InputMonitor to get all the events and
    hide the Blank Window (LP: #1321075)
  * LockScreenController: use input monitor to get the events to switch
    monitor (LP: #1316862)
  * LauncherOptions: use track_obj to manage option changes (LP:
    #1622995)
  * UnityScreen: toggle gestures recognition on lock (LP: #1645507)
  * GnomeSessionManager: add gcancellable to instance and use it for
    calls with temporary proxies
  * BackgroundSettings: use gnome-bg to generate textures with proper
    scaling (LP: #1666359)
  * UnityWindow: safely check validity of UnityWindow from scaled one
    (LP: #1659847)
  * Panel: ensure the menu-manager tracker is updated to match monitor
    (LP: #1671432)
  * compiz-profile-setter: tool to update the current profile and use in
    systemd and Unity settings (LP: #1668950)
  * BGHash, UnityScreen: get desktop averageColor from compiz
  * Launcher: disable or reduce most icon effects on lowgfx (LP:
    #1700859)
  * PanelController: ensure we disconnect from signals on destruction
    (LP: #1504870)
  * tools: add migration script to set the default values for unity-
    lowgfx profile

  [ Andrea Azzarone ]
  * Properly handle the file manager copy dialog in
    FileManagerLauncherIcon and in StorageLauncherIcon. (LP: #1575452,
    LP: #1609845)
  * Correctly position the force quit dialog when scaling is different
    than 1.0 (LP: #1637991)
  * GnomeSession: Retrieve the session id using dbus if $XDG_SESSION_ID
    is not set
  * Round gtk scaling factor to closest integer. (LP: #1649736)
  * Keep the screen locked if rebooting with autologin. (LP: #1600389)
  * Use g_mkdir_with_parents instead of mkdir.
  * Lockscreen: always draw the background-color in the lockscreen (LP:
    #1702701)
  * Refactor the way UserAuthenticator is created and passed around.
    Handle failures to create new threads and fallback to a "Switch to
    greeter..." button in case of failure. (LP: #1311316)
  * Wait until the color buffer is cleared before suspending. (LP:
    #1532508)

  [ Kai-Heng Feng ]
  * UnitySettings: If scale-factor is not set, find and set right scale
    for HiDPI displays.

  [ Eleni Maria Stea ]
  * shouldn't create blur rectangles when there's ...

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Changed in unity (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Boris Malkov (hikari968) wrote :

Still have this bug in 16.04 with unity 7.4.5+16.04.20180221-0ubuntu1.

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