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Bug 1061228 - Gnome hangs and reloads if video is full screen while another window is marked "always on top"
Summary: Gnome hangs and reloads if video is full screen while another window is marke...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-session
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: 2014-02-04 15:24 UTC by gingerling
Modified: 2015-06-29 14:59 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2015-06-29 14:59:39 UTC

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Description gingerling 2014-02-04 15:24:15 UTC
Description of problem:

Desktop Environment (all of gnome) hangs and then reloads if you fullscreen a video (tested flash video in firefox) when you also have another window (tested xchat and pidgin) marked "always on top"

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. mark a window, eg xchat or pidgin as "always on top"
2. play a video (eg, flash video in firefox)
3. try and make the video full screen

Actual results:

1. Gnome hangs and then reloads, 
2. Gnome is buggy for a few more seconds
3. Then the the video is not full screen and you are back at the start

Expected results:

either full screen video on top of the "always on top" window or below it.

Additional info:

I tested this with someone in the IRC and they confirmed the bug, also with f20, firefox and flash video. Possibly related to pidgin as that window seems to be buggy during part two of the results, whether or not it is the one marked always on top.

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