Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 486917
pop-ups cause windows to go transparent
Last modified: 2009-12-03 20:37:24 EST
Created attachment 332905 [details]
Screen capture showing the transparent emacs window in the lower left
Description of problem:
After a pop-up in the program display bar times out, the next pop-up causes the part of the window under the first pop-up to go transparent.
I know, that's a really bad description. Just look at the screen shot, in the lower left corner.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
spoo:~$ rpm -qa |grep kde |grep -v lockdev |sort
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run a bunch of programs. Like, an emacs and some rxvt's. Not a firefox; bug doesn't manifest when it covers firefox.
2. Hover cursor over one of the program icons at the bottom of the screen until the pop-up appears. Keep hovering a few seconds until it times out and disappears.
3. Hover cursor over a different program icon at the bottom of the screen.
As soon as second pop-up pops up, the area that was covered by the first pop-up goes transparent -- you can see all the way down to the wallpaper.
Area covered by the first pop-up is painted with the contents of the window that the pop-up covered.
Sorry about the quality of the screen capture. My fonts don't actually look that bad.
I didn't have this bug until about a week ago. I think it happened when I updated kde.
* What graphics hardware/driver?
* I see you have compiz-kde installed, are you using it when this happens?
I have uninstalled compiz-kde. Bug still manifests.
Graphics hardware is an onboard nvidia GeForce 6150+nForce 430. I have reproduced the bug with both the nv and proprietary nvidia drivers.
It's almost certainly application bugs related to not refreshing their own windows, I'll see if I can reproduce this with emacs and xemacs.
Can't reproduce myself with emacs or xemacs, works fine here using intel graphics (without desktop effects enabled).
No, so far I've only been able to reproduce it with fsf emacs and rxvt.
Sometimes it manifests on the third pop-up window, instead of the second.
Is this still an ongoing issue with the new releases. If no response in 30 days will close this as INSUFFICIENT_DATA
Yes, I'm still having the problem with a fully up-to-date fedora 10, kdebase-4.2.3-1.fc10 .
I'd be happy to test with another version if you like.
Is this still an issue with the current 4.3.0 release?
Thank you for taking the time to report this issue.
This is an issue that needs to be addressed by the upstream developers. Please report this at http://bugs.kde.org and then add the upstream report information to this report. We will monitor the upstream report for a resolution to this issue, and will review any bug fixes that become available for consideration in future updates.
Setting status to NEEDINFO, and awaiting upstream bug report URL for tracking.
Thanks in advance.
Steven M. Parrish - KDE Triage Master
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This is an issue better handled by upstream developers. Since no upstream report has been linked to this report in the time alloted going to close as INSUFFICIENTDATA. If you can reproduce on F11 or F12 please reopen this report updating the release number and also file upstream @ bugs.kde.org
Sorry about the delay; I just managed to get F12 installed. The problem appears to have been fixed in the 4.3.3 release. Thank you!