Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 625989
Autohidden Gnome-Panel Will Not Unhide
Last modified: 2011-06-28 10:18:05 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #564463 +++
Description of problem:
When I select gnome-panel to autohide it will not unhide when the mouse nears, if Desktop Effects are enabled without enabling "Workspaces on a cube"
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Happens everytime I select autohide with Compiz enabled and workspace cube disabled. The panel appears if I invoke the GNOME menu using Alt+F1
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Enable Desktop Effects without workspace cube effect
2. Right click on gnome-panel
3. Select Properties
4. Toggle autohide to on.
5. Attempt to mouseover.
Autohide will hide the panel but not unhide.
Expected the panel to return.
I am not sure if this is a bug in gnome-panel or in compiz.
*** Bug 625988 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
I see the same issue here and have some details to add:
- the panel can be made to unhide if the pointer touches the left display border
- hiding/unhiding works properly (without changes to compiz settings) after killing gnome-panel (which causes it to be restarted)
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