Mouse fails to scroll apps in settings manager.

Bug #1653448 reported by Kev Bowring on 2017-01-01
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Fix Released
xfce4-settings (Ubuntu)
Status tracked in Disco

Bug Description

Open notifications from settings menu or via terminal.

Applications Tab is scrollable with mouse wheel.

Open notifications from Settings Dialogue.

Applications Tab fails to scroll with mouse wheel.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 17.04
Package: xfce4-notifyd 0.3.4-1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.9.0-11.12-generic 4.9.0
Uname: Linux 4.9.0-11-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.4-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: XFCE
Date: Sun Jan 1 18:53:18 2017
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-06-11 (204 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 16.10 "Yakkety Yak" - Alpha amd64 (20160611)
SourcePackage: xfce4-notifyd
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Kev Bowring (flocculant) wrote :
Kev Bowring (flocculant) on 2017-01-01
summary: - Mouse fails to scroll notifications in settings manager
+ Mouse fails to scroll apps in settings manager notification.
Changed in xfce4-notifyd:
importance: Unknown → Medium
status: Unknown → In Progress
Changed in xfce4-notifyd:
status: In Progress → Invalid
Sean Davis (bluesabre) wrote :

Also affects bionic.

tags: added: bionic
Changed in xfce4-notifyd (Ubuntu):
status: Invalid → Confirmed
Sean Davis (bluesabre) wrote :

Per the upstream bug, this affects xfce4-settings.

affects: xfce4-notifyd (Ubuntu) → xfce4-settings (Ubuntu)
Sean Davis (bluesabre) on 2018-03-10
affects: xfce4-notifyd → xfce4-settings

Scrolling with mouse fails in some plugins.

Apparently "This is a regression in xfce4-settings and unrelated to xfce4-notifyd - it affects all other plugged Gtk3 dialogs as well as far as I can tell."

summary: - Mouse fails to scroll apps in settings manager notification.
+ Mouse fails to scroll apps in settings manager.
Changed in xfce4-settings:
importance: Medium → Unknown
status: Invalid → Unknown
Kev Bowring (flocculant) wrote :

New upstream bug reported for xfce4-settings

Changed in xfce4-settings:
importance: Unknown → Medium
status: Unknown → Confirmed

Yes, it affects any scrolled window of plugged gtk3 dialogs.
The workaround I found is to click (left or right) and hold on any part of the scrolled window then mouse wheel works.
After the mouse button is released, it'll briefly work. I suspect it's not an issue about events passage, but related to focus.

Scrolling works if you click on the mouse wheel and keep scrolling it

*** Bug 14732 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Another workaround:

$ GDK_CORE_DEVICE_EVENTS=1 xfce4-settings-manager

*** Bug 13317 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Changed in xfce4-settings:
status: Confirmed → Fix Released

*** Bug 14879 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package xfce4-settings - 4.13.4-1ubuntu2

xfce4-settings (4.13.4-1ubuntu2) disco; urgency=medium

  * debian/patches/xubuntu_lp1653448.patch:
    - Fix scrolling in the settings manager (LP: #1653448)

 -- Sean Davis <email address hidden> Sun, 03 Mar 2019 07:55:14 -0500

Changed in xfce4-settings (Ubuntu Disco):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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