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Bug 1057720 - system hangs
Summary: system hangs
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gedit
Version: 20
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ray Strode [halfline]
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2014-01-24 16:41 UTC by z_ero0
Modified: 2015-06-29 14:44 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2015-06-29 14:44:06 UTC

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Description z_ero0 2014-01-24 16:41:39 UTC
Description of problem:
systems hangs in the following scenario:
open a terminal
su -
cd /etc/samba
gedit samba.conf
use mouse point/click on Activities

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce: a terminal - /etc/samba
4.gedit samba.conf
5.use mouse point/click on Activities

Actual results: system hangs. can only reset to get out.

Expected results:
het list of active tasks

Additional info:

Comment 1 peartown 2014-02-06 20:34:51 UTC
I think I have been hitting this bug too.

My suspicion is that the freeze occurs when the opened file starts to be modified. Then a move of the mouse cursor outside of the application window is enough the freeze to occur.

Comment 2 z_ero0 2014-02-06 23:12:52 UTC
I opened this bug report under gedit because that's where I encoutered the lock, not neccessary gedit issue but resource locking issue.

Comment 3 Ray Strode [halfline] 2014-02-10 17:10:33 UTC
soudns like it's probably a shell issue. when it hangs, does ctrl-alt-f2 bring you to a tty?  if you log in there, does pkill -f gnome-shell and ctrl-alt-f2 get things back in shape?

Comment 4 z_ero0 2014-02-10 21:30:16 UTC
well, got to tty by ctrl-alt-f2, logged in, did kill command, but couldn't get out of tty by ctrl-alt-f2 again

Comment 5 Fedora End Of Life 2015-05-29 10:39:54 UTC
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Comment 6 Fedora End Of Life 2015-06-29 14:44:06 UTC
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