Bug 840240 - virt-manager window immovable when showing a VNC guest display
virt-manager window immovable when showing a VNC guest display
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: virt-manager (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Cole Robinson
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-07-14 13:35 EDT by Michal Schmidt
Modified: 2012-08-09 19:23 EDT (History)
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Description Michal Schmidt 2012-07-14 13:35:00 EDT
Description of problem:
virt-manager's window sometimes becomes immovable. The necessary conditions to trigger the bug are:
 - virt-manager is showing the guest's display, not the Details.
 - the guest is configured to use VNC display, not Spice.

Other symptoms when the bug appears are:
 - Right-clicking on title bars of windows (ANY windows, not just
   virt-manager's) has no effect. It is supposed to pop up a menu.
 - Sometimes, when I expect my keyboard input to go to other windows, it goes
   to the virtual guest instead.
 - If using Gnome Shell: Moving the mouse pointer to the top left corner does
   not trigger a switch to the overview.
(Maybe virt-manager holds some kind of an X grab?)

The bug is not specific to Gnome Shell. It happens under LXDE too.

It is a regression in virt-manager-0.9.3-1.fc17. The bug does not occur with 0.9.1-4.fc17.

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How reproducible:
very often, but not 100% reproducible

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Have a virtual guest configured for VNC display.
2. Run the guest and interact with it via virt-manager.
3. Try to move virt-manager's window by dragging its titlebar with the mouse.
Actual results:
Sometimes the window does not move. If it works for you, try it a few more times.

Expected results:
The window should move reliably.
Comment 1 Cole Robinson 2012-07-15 10:58:04 EDT
Urgh, thanks for the report. I reverted the offending commit upstream:

Comment 2 Michal Schmidt 2012-07-16 03:24:45 EDT
(In reply to comment #1)
> http://git.fedorahosted.org/git?p=virt-manager.git;a=commit;
> h=a96a3245fb556dc02ff471c223c7728ea76b6fab

I confirm that applying this patch fixes the bug for me. Thanks.
Comment 3 Charles R. Anderson 2012-07-25 14:46:24 EDT
Also affects F16.
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2012-07-29 17:22:33 EDT
virt-manager-0.9.4-1.fc17 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 17.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2012-07-29 17:23:36 EDT
virt-manager-0.9.4-1.fc16 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 16.
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2012-07-30 01:01:57 EDT
Package virt-manager-0.9.4-1.fc17:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 17 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing virt-manager-0.9.4-1.fc17'
as soon as you are able to.
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then log in and leave karma (feedback).
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2012-08-09 19:02:16 EDT
virt-manager-0.9.4-1.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2012-08-09 19:23:26 EDT
virt-manager-0.9.4-1.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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