Bug 867154 - KDE notification area glitches out when notification icons change
KDE notification area glitches out when notification icons change
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kde-workspace (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Reported: 2012-10-16 18:21 EDT by David Kowis
Modified: 2013-08-01 08:07 EDT (History)
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Description David Kowis 2012-10-16 18:21:47 EDT
Description of problem:

Can repeat it most often when someone instant messages me with Pidgin. The icon changes and all the icons in my notification bar glitch out in a very strange way.
See video evidence: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWa-HbqyJZE

It happens when the fancy 3d acceleration of Kwin is on, or whether it's off.

(I may have gotten the component wrong, sorry)

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How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run kde, run pidgin
2. get a message or something that changes the notification area
3. watch glitches!
Actual results: See the video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWa-HbqyJZE

Expected results: Just a normal notification area, where the icons have changed, no glitching.

Additional info:
Comment 1 David Kowis 2012-10-17 13:49:06 EDT
I'll note that this doesn't appear to happen when pidgin isn't in the notification area.

Perhaps this abort is related?: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=859617

Thanks, David
Comment 2 Rex Dieter 2012-10-17 13:56:57 EDT
pidgin has historically done... "interesting" things with it's systray icon and notifications.  I'd bet this is just one artifact of that.
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