Multi-display: Application menu only showing on primary screen

Bug #845212 reported by Hernando Torque on 2011-09-08
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Unity
Fix Released
High
Neil J. Patel
unity (Ubuntu)
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

In multi-monitor setups, the application menu doesn't show up on non-primary displays if they have the focused window.

TEST CASE:
1. Open two windows, put one on the primary screen and one on the secondary.
2a. Focus the window on the primary screen and move the pointer to the top panel.
2b. Focus the window on the secondary screen and move the pointer to the top panel.

RESULTS:
For 2a, the menu shows up like expected.
For 2b, the menu doesn't show up. Window title and buttons are there, but no menu. Also, while still focused, move the pointer to the top panel on the primary screen and click where the menu would be → the menu pops up out of nowhere.

Using unity 4.12.0-0ubuntu2.

tags: added: dual-monitor multi-monitor oneiric unity
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in unity:
status: New → Confirmed
Neil J. Patel (njpatel) on 2011-09-09
Changed in unity:
milestone: none → 4.16.0
Didier Roche (didrocks) on 2011-09-15
Changed in unity:
milestone: 4.16.0 → 4.18.0
Didier Roche (didrocks) on 2011-09-26
Changed in unity:
milestone: 4.18.0 → 4.20.0
Neil J. Patel (njpatel) on 2011-09-29
Changed in unity:
assignee: nobody → Neil J. Patel (njpatel)
importance: Undecided → High
Neil J. Patel (njpatel) on 2011-09-29
Changed in unity:
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
importance: Undecided → High
Didier Roche (didrocks) on 2011-09-29
Changed in unity:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package unity - 4.20.0-0ubuntu1

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unity (4.20.0-0ubuntu1) oneiric; urgency=low

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