Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1032291
Weird behaviour in extension handling when locking screen
Last modified: 2015-02-17 14:18:44 EST
Description of problem:
When locking the screen, at least one extension is disabled and enabled multiple times before the screen is locked, creating numerous notifications regarding the status of connected hardware. This is not observed by the extension author on Ubuntu.
This bugreport is entered at the extension's author's request.
The author says that this is outside any extension's control, and thus in gnome shell itself. A test extension was created that seems to confirm this.
Please see the discussion at the extension's issue tracker:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 19, Gnome shell 3.8.4
Extension: touchpad-indicator version 18
Every time the screen is locked and the extension is enabled
Steps to Reproduce with extension:
1. Enable extension,
2. set it to show notifications, and automatically switch touchpad on/off
3. plug in a usb mouse
4. lock screen (e.g. through the main menu)
5. Observe delay in locking the screen
6. Observe message about numerous notifications created
7. unlock screen
8. Observe all message showing, one by one, reading
"Mouse plugged in - touchpad disabled", (some possibly the reverse)
Notifications about hardware availability generated when locking screen
Notifications about hardware availability should not be generated when locking screen
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