Bug 973492 - Impossible to display notification bar in the remote session using GUI
Impossible to display notification bar in the remote session using GUI
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-shell (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
unspecified Severity low
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Assigned To: Owen Taylor
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-06-11 23:51 EDT by Bojan Smojver
Modified: 2015-02-18 08:56 EST (History)
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Description Bojan Smojver 2013-06-11 23:51:43 EDT
Description of problem:
I have a remote session running F-19. It is accessed via xrdp. The local machine is also Fedora (18). The keyboard shortcuts apply locally.

New behaviour of gnome-shell is to expect "pressure" in order to display notification bar. However, the "pressure" cannot be applied, because the remote session is running in its own window of the local Gnome session. Given that overview no longer displays notification bar and keyboard shortcuts obviously don't work (they stay locally), there is no way to see notification bar in the remote session.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. See above.

Actual results:
Notification bar not accessible.

Expected results:
Notification bar was visible in overview. This is a regression since F-18.

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Comment 1 Bojan Smojver 2013-06-12 01:57:33 EDT
No way using GUI, that is. Custom shortcuts do work.
Comment 2 Bojan Smojver 2013-06-12 19:41:31 EDT
I'm going to reopen this. Just because a keyboard shortcut can be assigned, doesn't mean that there should be no GUI way to get to notification bar in the remote session.
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