Bug 894574 - Desktop background goes black
Desktop background goes black
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gdm (Show other bugs)
Unspecified Unspecified
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-01-12 05:58 EST by RudraB
Modified: 2014-02-05 09:45 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2014-02-05 09:45:41 EST
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my conkyrc (4.79 KB, application/octet-stream)
2013-01-12 05:58 EST, RudraB
no flags Details
screencast of the problem (661.68 KB, video/webm)
2013-01-12 06:00 EST, RudraB
no flags Details

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Description RudraB 2013-01-12 05:58:51 EST
Created attachment 677257 [details]
my conkyrc

Description of problem:
I am an unfortunate owner of hybrid graphics with nvidia optimus(which I dont use). The problem is, sometimes, the screen behind conky goes black and then the overview as well, as shown in the screencast and screenshot.

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

How reproducible:
everytime, if you change your desktop background, sometimes without any reason (known to me)

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Have conky
2.change desktop background
Actual results:
the background of conky is black, and so is the overview

Expected results:
conky should emaluate transparent background, overview also should have darker shed of desktop.

Additional info:
$ lspci|grep VGA
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF108 [GeForce GT 540M] (rev a1)
$ rpm -qa|grep gdm
Comment 1 RudraB 2013-01-12 06:00:07 EST
Created attachment 677258 [details]
screencast of the problem
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