Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 569121
Java applications are unable to use tray icon when using compiz
Last modified: 2011-01-19 16:09:40 EST
Description of problem:
When running compiz, java applications are unable to use a tray icon and they think that tray icon is not supported. But using metacity, they are able to put their icon in the tray.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run a java application with tray icon under metacity in Gnome. You'll see the tray icon.
2.Exit the program and enable desktop effects
3.Run the application again. The tray icon doesn't appear. Java thinks that the tray icon is not supported
Java programs should be able to use a tray icon when compiz is enabled
Apparently this bug is fixed in sun's JDK.
Confirmed. This needs to be ported from OpenJDK7 to OpenJDK6.
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This has been fixed in OpenJDK6. The fix should become available in Fedora 14 with the next release of IcedTea6 - 1.10.
java-1.6.0-openjdk-184.108.40.206-220.127.116.11.fc13 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 13.
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