Description of problem:
I thought I would try out the Gnome on Wayland session under the newly released fedora 24. I notice that if gthumb encounters a movie, it plays the movie under a different window to the main gthumb window. Whereas under the default gnome on X session, gthumb plays the video within the main gthumb window. I have mostly photographs but some videos mixed in my picture folders.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Current version shipped with f24 (although it may be the same under f23 as I never tested much under the f23 gnome on wayland session)
Play any video using gthumb.
gthumb opens video in a new window
gthumb opens video embedded in the normal gthumb window as it does under gnome X session.
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Still happens in Fedora 26.
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Is there any way to reopen this? It still happens in F26.
It stopped happening with version 3.6 in Fedora 27.