Description of problem: "Additional confirmation required" dialog won't fit on a 1024x768 screen if there are too many packages.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): Fresh fedora 13 install with packagekit-0.6.6-1.fc13 (i686) update
How reproducible: always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install a fresh i386 distribution from the DVD with default options and "software developer configuration" selected
2. After installation, run System>Administration>Software Update. This installs new versions of packagekit and two other packages.
3. Run System>Administration>Software Update a second time. This time there are 476 updates. Click ok to proceed. The "Additional confirmation required" dialog appears with 7 packages listed in the top "needs to be installed" window and 5 packages in the bottom "needs to be removed" list.
Actual results: The "confirmation required" dialog is too tall to fit on a 1024x768 screen. The ok/cancel buttons are drawn off the bottom of the screen, and there's no way to move the dialog window to make them visible.
Expected results: Dialog should fit on the screen so the buttons can be clicked.
Could you get me a screeshot please? I thought we fixed this bug with a gnome-packagekit update. Thanks.
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initial update screenshot
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second update screenshot
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confirmation dialog that runs off the bottom of the screen
Sorry for so many individual attachments - didn't figure out how to send them all at once.
The first two screenshots show the initial update that includes packagekit, and the second one that lists gnome-packagekit. That second one is the problem, and the third png shows the dialog box from it that runs off the bottom of the screen.
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The confirmation popup is too big to for the commit or apply button to appear
Running Fedora 14 RC1. From Top menu picked Add/Remove Software. Chose Package Collections and then Development Libraries.
The Confirmation popup window then appeared as shown in the screenshot. The confirmation popup cannot be rescaled to allow the widget/button that the user is supposed to click on to appear on the screen, at least in some display configurations.
I just saw this in a VM updating F14 to Rawhide: on the initial yum/packagekit update, you get an 'Additional Confirmation Required' window too tall for the screen (VM is 1024x768 or 800x600, I forget).
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I am having the same problem updating Fedora 15.
I think that this bug should be reopened and the version changed to at least 15.
At the very least, you should post a workaround, for example, press the tab key (once? twice? three times?) to change the focus to the OK button so that the dialog box can be acknowledged, allowing the update to proceed.