Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1292332
Wrong tooltip postition for gtk2 applications
Last modified: 2017-08-08 08:33:58 EDT
Description of problem:
When I move mouse on system tray icon tooltips appears with wrong position. Bug appears with xfce4 panel, tint2 panel, mate panel and gtk2-based applications. Some applications works fine (for example, gtk3-based nm-applet).
I see in ~/.xsession-errors this error message:
(thunderbird:3081): Gdk-CRITICAL **: IA__gdk_window_get_root_coords: assertion 'GDK_IS_WINDOW (window)' failed
Same error message I see in pidgin debug mode ('pidgin -d').
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 22, Fedora 23 with all updates installed. On ubuntu and debian all works fine.
Almost always. Rarely tooltip appears with right position. On real hardware and on virtualbox (fresh fedora-xfce-spin 23 installation).
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install fedora-xfce-spin (version 23)
2. Install gtk2-based application with system tray icon (pidgin, xfce4-terminal with drop-down mode, thunderird with FireTray plugin).
3. Run application, move mouse on icon tray.
4. Close application. Repeat previous step 3-5 times.
Tooltip appears with wrong position - sometimes, in edge of the screen, sometimes with right position.
Tooltip always appears near the system tray icon.
Created attachment 1106576 [details]
Screenshot with problem
I have found the problem. https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=599618 this patch broke tooltip positions in some cases. Just rebuild gtk2 without this patch and problem is gone (my copr for testing https://copr.fedorainfracloud.org/coprs/tierpod/gtk2-without-tooltip-patch/).
Same problem on fedora 24, update my copr repo.
Created attachment 1176899 [details]
Screenshot in multi-monitor setup
The situation is even worse in multi-monitor setup - tooltips from gtk2 apps are at the bottom of screen.
I forgot to mention that Pavel's package really fixes the problem.
I am glad that it fixed your problem.
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