notify-osd appears over sound menu

Bug #1708804 reported by helm12
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indicator-sound (Ubuntu)
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xfce4-indicator-plugin (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

I recently upgraded to Xubuntu 17.04, and am experiencing an issue with the xfce4-panel sound menu indicator. When I change the volume level using the sound menu's slider, notify-osd will appear over the controls and block use of the menu.

Another user experiencing this on a clean install:
https://askubuntu.com/questions/916735/notify-osd-over-indicators

Description: Ubuntu 17.04
Release: 17.04

xfce4-indicator-plugin:
  Installed: 2.3.3-0ubuntu6
  Candidate: 2.3.3-0ubuntu6
  Version table:
 *** 2.3.3-0ubuntu6 500
        500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu zesty/universe amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

Expected outcome: notify-osd will appear under the sound menu like in previous releases
Actual outcome: notify-osd appears over the sound menu, blocking the controls

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helm12 (helm12) wrote :
affects: pulseaudio (Ubuntu) → xfce4-indicator-plugin (Ubuntu)
helm12 (helm12)
tags: added: ui
tags: added: xfce
removed: ui
tags: removed: xfce
Changed in xfce4-indicator-plugin (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
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helm12 (helm12) wrote :

This bug still remains in 17.10.

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Theo Linkspfeifer (lastonestanding) wrote :

I can confirm that this happens with indicator-sound and notify-osd (or xfce4-notifyd), but not with xfce4-pulseaudio-plugin which does not send a notification when using its menu slider.

Is indicator-sound even supposed to show a notification in this case?

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/indicator-sound/+bug/652978/comments/19

Xubuntu 18.04

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helm12 (helm12) wrote :

That's not the case with me. In Xubuntu 18.04 the notification appears over PulseAudio Plugin as well.

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