Bug 1291174 - Gnome Desktop: sometimes windows get behind the icons
Gnome Desktop: sometimes windows get behind the icons
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-shell (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Owen Taylor
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2015-12-14 03:52 EST by customercare
Modified: 2016-12-20 11:59 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-12-20 11:59:44 EST
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Description customercare 2015-12-14 03:52:18 EST
Description of problem:

Desktop-Layers          | Z-Index
Background logo         | 0
Icons                   | 1
First open Window       | 2
Second open Window      | 3

From time to time, an open program window is moved from "z-index >= 2" to "z-index = 1" , which results in an in accessible windowframe and the desktopicons drawn into this window ( if it was in range of those icons ofcourse ).

The window in question is capable of changing content i.e. progressbars, so it still seems to be a valid window.

ATL+F2 + "r" fixes the problem.

There is no procedure to force it, but it happend 3 times in a week.

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Fedora 23 fresh install,
Acer Aspire E5-571G with intel onboard socgfx 5500
Gnome-Shell 3.18.2-
Comment 1 customercare 2016-01-25 05:57:31 EST
happens with 3.18.3 too.
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