Bug 832844 - Gnome3 Activities app hangs
Gnome3 Activities app hangs
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-shell (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Owen Taylor
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-06-17 19:25 EDT by Giovanni Tirloni
Modified: 2013-08-01 02:40 EDT (History)
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Description Giovanni Tirloni 2012-06-17 19:25:35 EDT
Description of problem:

After logging in Gnome3, all icons in the notification area are clickable and their correponding extensions work just fine. However, when you click on Activities the whole desktop hangs (I can ctrl-alt-f2 to the console though).

After a while it shows Windows and Applications. If you click on any of these options, it hangs again. Wait a few minutes and the Application icons show up but are not clickable. When they become clickable, click in one and it hangs again.

If you choose Windows, it hangs. If you click on anything, it hangs again.

There is no high CPU usage, memory is plenty, no errors anywhere in /var/log/messages or Xorg.log.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

F17 updated (2012-06-17)

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Login
2. Click on Activities
3. Click anywhere
Actual results:

Desktop hangs.

Expected results:

Things should work.

Additional info:
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