Ubuntu

fullscreen in xvncviewer is clipped by gnome panel

Reported by Andrew Jorgensen on 2005-06-10
8
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
vnc (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

The fullscreen mode of xvncviewer is shifted downward by the gnome-panel, so
that the bottom of the screen is clipped. I have used the vncviewer from
RealVNC under gnome and had it work properly. I have heard that this issue is
due to the method used to establish the fullscreen mode.

Lionel Dricot (ploum) wrote :

I confirm this bug here. Don't know if it's fixable or not.

One possible solution is to use the xvnc4viewer package instead of the current
default (v3). It does not have this issue.

Daniel Holbach (dholbach) wrote :

Does this still happen?

Yes, I just tried it in Dapper. To test it yourself just:

open the vncviewer on some vnc server
hit F8
select "Full screen"

Changed in vnc:
status: Needs Info → Unconfirmed

This bug was confirmed earlier and still exists.

Changed in vnc:
status: Unconfirmed → Confirmed
Changed in vnc:
assignee: seb128 → nobody
Mathijs Vogelzang (mathijs) wrote :

This bug still exists on feisty. Moreover, on my system, once I started vncviewer fullscreen, there is no possibility to quit it, except for going to a text terminal and manually kill it.

Can we solve this or make xvnc4viewer the default vncviewer?

Thank you for posting this bug.

Fiesty is in End of Life status. Please update and repost detailed error report.

Changed in vnc (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Incomplete
Thomas Hotz (thotz) wrote :

Closing because of no response.

Changed in vnc (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Invalid
To post a comment you must log in.
This report contains Public information  Edit
Everyone can see this information.

Other bug subscribers

Remote bug watches

Bug watches keep track of this bug in other bug trackers.