Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 885124
Notifications stays after clicking on 'x' button
Last modified: 2014-02-05 08:39:24 EST
Description of problem:
When I have some notifications from empathy, evolution etc. and I want to close them, I click on 'x' button, but nothing happens.
For example: When I want to close 'notification' with my conversation with empathy contact, I have to open conversation in window (by clicking into the middle of notification) and then close this notification from within the window.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Log in and run empathy or evolution
2. Wait for some notification
3. In 'systray' click on the notification
4. Click on 'x' button
nothing happens, the notification is still there
notification should disappear
I propose this as blocker bug as it violate following criterion: "All elements of the default panel (or equivalent) configuration in all release-blocking desktops must function correctly in common use "
1. Click on the message text (might trigger some action for certain notifications)
2. Right click on the icon in message tray -> remove
Discussed at 2012-12-10 blocker review meeting: http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-bugzappers/2012-12-10/f18final-blocker-review-3.2012-12-10-17.13.log.txt . Rejected as a blocker on the basis that while it's not quite functioning correctly it's too trivial an issue to really constitute a breach of the criteria - the criterion is more about things being completely broken than little bugs. There are various ways to get the notifications to go away other than the X. Accepted as NTH as it's a polish issue that could affect the live images.
On my current boot, notifications have gotten even worse - the icons show up, but clicking on the icons does nothing. I'm not going to reboot right now because I'm also debugging an issue where Evo performance gets worse over time.
The description of the problem is a bit unclear. Are you describing a problem that is specific to chat notifications, or a general problem with all notifications ? (there's a passing mention of evolution).
Are you saying that the notification bubble stays around after you clicked the close button, or are you complaining that the icon stays in the message tray ?
The reason why we approved it as NTH was that it affected all notifications (not just chat ones), and the notification bubble refused to slide down after X was clicked.
But I can no longer reproduce this with F18 TC2 (same gnome-shell version). I don't know what changed. Petr, can you confirm?
I probably only misunderstand the concept of those notifications. I filled this bug, because I thought that when I have opened "bubble" and I click on 'x' button (in upper right corner) it should remove this notification from notification area. But when I look at it now, it seems to me that it should only close bubble (as for removing notification there is right click -> remove action).
If it is so, and because 'x' button seems to work (closes bubble), you probably can close it.
(However, it is still confusing that X doesn't remove from tray, but clicking on the bubble body does remove from tray.)
for me, clicking on the X wasn't closing the bubble at all, and it was affecting all notifications. Seems to be working so far on my current boot, though.
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