Bug 458750 - Hot corner becomes unconfigurable for some plugins
Hot corner becomes unconfigurable for some plugins
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: compiz (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Kristian Høgsberg
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-08-11 23:45 EDT by Vasile Gaburici
Modified: 2018-04-11 03:06 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 13:09:32 EDT
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Description Vasile Gaburici 2008-08-11 23:45:41 EDT
Description of problem:

I've got hit the infamous "unconfigurable hot corner". This is hard to reproduce, but the bug is still there after a couple of years, so I'm reporting it in case anyone has clue how to reproduce it.

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How reproducible:
Use compiz for a while. Then you won't be able to change the hot corner for some plugin. Seriously. I have one user account hit by this bug for the scale plugin, and two that are perfectly fine. On the same box.

It's anyoing like hell not get the scaling activated when you reach for the "close window" button.
Comment 1 Vasile Gaburici 2008-08-11 23:50:43 EDT
Also, one the same user accout, hot corners (thankfully) become completely disabled after being logged in for a while.

Also reported here (go to "Some compiz-fusion bugs"): http://linuxinpenang.blogspot.com/2007/10/tips-for-running-mandriva-2008-on.html
Comment 2 Vasile Gaburici 2008-08-12 02:32:31 EDT
It looks like there's something seriously screwy with the way hot corners are handled. I've disabled the scale plugin, logged out, logged back in, and now the expo plugin has its hot corner reset to the default position...

BTW, the lack of a centralized place to manage all compiz hot corners and keyboard shortcuts is a usability nightmare!
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