Alt-tab switcher view should be pre-loaded to improve the startup time

Bug #942634 reported by Marco Trevisan (Treviño) on 2012-02-28
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This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Unity
Fix Released
Medium
Marco Trevisan (Treviño)
Unity Distro Priority
Undecided
Marco Trevisan (Treviño)
unity (Ubuntu)
Medium
Marco Trevisan (Treviño)

Bug Description

The alt-tab view is slow to be loaded the first time, so it should be pre-loaded after few seconds that the unity desktop is setup to improve the first-time experience.

Related branches

lp:~3v1n0/unity/alt+tab-background-load
Andrea Azzarone: Approve on 2012-03-07
Tim Penhey (community): Needs Fixing on 2012-03-01
lp:~3v1n0/unity/alt+tab-background-load.tests
Tim Penhey (community): Approve on 2012-03-07
Andrea Azzarone: Approve on 2012-03-06
Changed in unity:
status: New → In Progress
assignee: nobody → Marco Trevisan (Treviño) (3v1n0)
importance: Undecided → Medium
description: updated
Changed in unity-distro-priority:
assignee: nobody → Marco Trevisan (Treviño) (3v1n0)
Changed in unity:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Changed in unity:
milestone: none → 5.8.0
Omer Akram (om26er) on 2012-03-20
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Fix Committed
assignee: nobody → Marco Trevisan (Treviño) (3v1n0)
Didier Roche (didrocks) on 2012-03-23
Changed in unity:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package unity - 5.8.0-0ubuntu1

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unity (5.8.0-0ubuntu1) precise-proposed; urgency=low

  * New upstream release.
    - New "push mouse offscreen" feature really difficult to get (LP: #923749)
    - unity-2d-panel crashed with SIGSEGV in
      unity::indicator::DBusIndicators::Impl::RequestSyncAll() (LP: #864737)
    - Pressing "Alt+Enter" causes compiz to crash in CompOption::value() from
      unity::UnityScreen::showLauncherKeyTerminate (LP: #960957)
    - SEGSIGV after unplugging external monitor (LP: #962693)
    - Background colorization should use a different heuristic (LP: #865239)
    - compiz+unity3d generates > 50 wakeups a second on idle system
      (LP: #917210)
    - [FFe, UIFe] HUD - The HUD does not respect launcher autohide or icon
      size settings (LP: #921506)
    - clicking on folders in the file lens does not open nautilus
      (LP: #921665)
    - No text inside multirange filters (LP: #927710)
    - can't alt-tab restore minimized uis which have an instance on another
      workspace (LP: #933397)
    - Ubuntu Software Center Unity launcher integration is not working
      (LP: #932280)
    - The line separator between the launcher and the dash is cleared when
      selecting a category (LP: #941082)
    - unity-panel-service crashed with SIGSEGV in g_hash_table_foreach()
      (LP: #937119)
    - Alt-F10 locks up Unity (LP: #948522)
    - multimonitor, launcher: Provide an option to display either a single
      launcher or a launcher on each display in a multi-monitor environment
      (LP: #950136)
    - multimonitor: Please give me a way to turn off sticky monitor edges
      (LP: #946104)
    - Unity 5.6: key bindings (such as Super) don't work on empty workspace or
      on slow/loaded systems (LP: #953089)
    - Alt+arrows keyboard shortcuts don't invoke Back and Forward navigation
      (LP: #953783)
    - HUD is sending 2 menu signals instead of 1 (LP: #956878)
    - 6th item of HUD not fully visible (LP: #957229)
    - HUD: seems to trigger operations more than once (LP: #960503)
    - Launcher gets always desaturated when using HUD on secondary monitor
      (LP: #961169)
    - [5.8 pre staging] launcher is displayed on the left screen, not the
      primary one (LP: #961281)
    - launcher icons do not re-saturate after dash is closed (LP: #961844)
    - Launcher shows arrows for applications on all workspaces (LP: #961977)
    - Dash - Implement overlay scrollbars in Dash (LP: #608124)
    - [UIFe] Dash - No message displayed when no results are returned in the
      Dash (LP: #711199)
    - Dash - "See more..." line should be base-aligned with section header
      (LP: #748101)
    - Dash - Missing category separator line in dash (LP: #850984)
    - Dash and Launcher - As soon as a user starts dragging a file from the
      Dash, there is a 'flicker' before the Launcher icons that are valid drop
      receptacles re-saturate (LP: #863230)
    - Dash - When multiple results have equal string match relevancy ranking,
      those with equal ranking should be then sorted by frequency of use.
      (LP: #871900)
    - Keyboard shortcut - F10 shortcut is used to show m...

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Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Stephen M. Webb (bregma) on 2014-06-27
Changed in unity-distro-priority:
status: New → Fix Released
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