Bug 1476407 - "xfce4-terminal --tab" does nothing if a window is already open
Summary: "xfce4-terminal --tab" does nothing if a window is already open
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xfce4-terminal
Version: 25
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
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high
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kevin Fenzi
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-07-28 22:03 UTC by Lonni J Friedman
Modified: 2017-08-09 19:58 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version: xfce4-terminal-0.8.6-2.fc25
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Last Closed: 2017-08-09 19:58:18 UTC


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Description Lonni J Friedman 2017-07-28 22:03:21 UTC
Description of problem:

Since upgrading from Fedora24 to 25 (now running xfce4-terminal-0.8.5.1-1.fc25.x86_64), the --tab option no longer works if I already have a pre-existing xfce4-terminal window open.  

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
xfce4-terminal-0.8.5.1-1.fc25.x86_64

How reproducible:
100% of the time

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Run 'xfce4-terminal --tab'
2.
3.

Actual results:
Nothing happens

Expected results:
A new tab is created in the pre-existing xfce4-terminal window, or a new window is opened

Additional info:
[netllama@netllama ~]$ xfce4-terminal --tab
[netllama@netllama ~]$ echo $?
0

Comment 1 Kevin Fenzi 2017-07-28 22:34:24 UTC
This is fixed in 0.8.6 I am pretty sure. 

I didn't build that version for f25, but I can/should... look for an update to test out in a few.

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2017-07-28 22:55:45 UTC
xfce4-terminal-0.8.6-2.fc25 has been submitted as an update to Fedora 25. https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-8ccbc1137b

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2017-07-31 02:21:58 UTC
xfce4-terminal-0.8.6-2.fc25 has been pushed to the Fedora 25 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
See https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Updates_Testing for
instructions on how to install test updates.
You can provide feedback for this update here: https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-8ccbc1137b

Comment 4 Lonni J Friedman 2017-07-31 15:18:52 UTC
I can confirm that the build in testing resolves this bug.  thanks!

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2017-08-09 19:58:18 UTC
xfce4-terminal-0.8.6-2.fc25 has been pushed to the Fedora 25 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.


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