Launcher autohide behaviour on multi-monitor

Bug #915946 reported by Tim Penhey
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Unity
Fix Released
High
Jason Smith
Unity Distro Priority
Undecided
Unassigned
unity (Ubuntu)
High
Jason Smith

Bug Description

Launcher reveal and hide behaviour needs to use the resistance on screen boundaries.

This bug is to track the implementation.

Tim Penhey (thumper)
tags: added: multimonitor
Omer Akram (om26er)
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
status: New → In Progress
assignee: nobody → Jason Smith (jassmith)
Didier Roche (didrocks)
Changed in unity-distro-priority:
status: New → Fix Committed
Tim Penhey (thumper)
Changed in unity:
milestone: none → 5.2.0
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Didier Roche (didrocks)
Changed in unity:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Revision history for this message
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package unity - 5.2.0-0ubuntu1

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unity (5.2.0-0ubuntu1) precise; urgency=low

  * New upstream release.
    - Unity needs a way to switch (tab) between windows on current workspace
      (LP: #863399)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in BamfLauncherIcon::NameForWindow()
      (LP: #865840)
    - Gradual degradation in desktop performance. (LP: #888039)
    - compiz (unity) crashes with SIGSEGV when a window is minimized.
      (LP: #918329)
    - FavoriteStore external change support (LP: #681503)
    - Launcher - Make Launcher left of screen reveal more responsive and less
      prone to false positives (LP: #765819)
    - Window auto-maximise functionality should be disabled on monitors with a
      resolution above 1024 x 600 (LP: #797808)
    - Dash: very high latency responding to input (LP: #828582)
    - Dash - Behaviour of the 'All' button in the Dash filters broken in
      several ways (LP: #841864)
    - alt-tab - The app title in the top left of the top bar should change as
      the alt-tab focus changes (LP: #855516)
    - Keyboard shortcut - Add keyboard shortcut hint overlay that is displayed
      when a user presses and holds the Super key (LP: #855532)
    - Unity crashes when started in an environment without utouch support
      (LP: #860707)
    - Dash - Remove Dash Home shortcut icons (LP: #885738)
    - Dash - Most Frequently Used apps change to Recently Used, without
      Launcher favorites (LP: #893214)
    - Should have a launcher on every monitor (LP: #915944)
    - Launcher autohide behaviour on multi-monitor (LP: #915946)
    - the unity wrapper should kill compiz before restarting it (LP: #919132)
    - Launcher - Implement workspace/launcher cross interactions (LP: #690143)
    - Application icons should only display windows from the current workspace
      in the window spread (LP: #689733)
    - Notification area ("system tray") missing when using dual monitors of
      different sizes, with their bottoms aligned (LP: #778256)
    - Clicking Nautilus launcher icon fails to open a Nautilus file explorer
      window when copying a file and all other Nautilus windows are closed /
      bamf should skip the taskbar (LP: #784804)
    - Dash - the search box is not aligned correctly relative to the Launcher
      BFB button (LP: #838904)
    - Dash - A expand/collapse arrow is missing from all the filter category
      headers (LP: #841870)
    - Dash - the filter buttons should not have a mouse over state
      (LP: #838901)
    - Dash - the "Filter results" text is the wrong size, wrong font weight,
      and aligned incorrectly in both the vertical and horizontal axis
      (LP: #863240)
    - Add SUPER+TAB switching mode that enables the user to switch
      applications via the Launcher (LP: #891620)
    - Software Centre - automatically add app icon to launcher (LP: #761851)
    - Compiz add transparency to titlebar along with the panel (LP: #912682)
    - The search box is too opaque and dark (LP: #913717)
    - Dash - Make statefulness of Dash Home and Dash Lenses consistent
      (LP: #914759)
    - Unity 5.0: "All" button for filters render as "..." (LP: #91...

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Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
Revision history for this message
Alain SAURAT (maisondouf) wrote :

I have installed Precise with Unity 15 days ago and I had only one launcher on the left monitor with no resistance for the mouse when she go to one monitor to the other.

After updating yesterday, I got two lauchers, one by monitor, and my mouse stop at the limit between the two monitors.

I realy prefer the first behaviour and if it is possible, I thing that an option would be created in the CCSM to have the posibility to choose...

Tim Penhey (thumper)
tags: added: distro-priority
Didier Roche (didrocks)
Changed in unity-distro-priority:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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