Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 246294
Tray indicator in desktop and desktop+1
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:12:08 EST
Description of problem:Tray indicator in desktop and desktop+1. Just the
indicator, it will not let you open the app from the "ghost" indicator.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
How reproducible:Open up two or more apps in a desktop, move 1 desktop to the
right, look in tray.
Steps to Reproduce:
Actual results:Ghost in tray 1 desktop to right
Expected results:No ghost in tray 1 desktop to right
Additional info:Using latest livna nvidia kmod. Using metacity this does not occcur.
Sorry for letting this bug rotten for so long. I am sorry that we cannot help
users of the binary-only drivers like the nvidia one. Could you confirm to us,
that you are able to reproduce this problem with the current upgraded Fedora
using only open source drivers? For the information how to clean all remains of
binary drivers, please, take a look at
In case, you don't want to do it (or you are not able to reproduce with open
source drivers, and don't want to switch to them), Nvidia provides indirect
customer support via an online web based support forum. Nvidia monitors these
web forums for commonly reported problems and passes them on to Nvidia engineers
for investigation. Once they've isolated a particular problem, it is often
fixed in a future video driver update.
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bug occuring, Nvidia will be able to determine this, and will likely resolve the
issue in a future driver update for the operating system releases that they
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Switched to F8 64 bit and the problem does not seem to exist.
Thanks for letting us know.