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some java product produce a square on the upper left desktop


Description dollinger.florian 2014-01-10 11:24:45 CET
E.g. JDownloader and some other apps produce a black square on the upper left desktop. This can be removed by deactivating the composer or exiting the panel.

For further information: http://forum.manjaro.org/index.php?topic=8638.0
Comment 1 dollinger.florian 2014-01-11 10:53:38 CET
Btw. it's relavitely small, the square
Comment 2 o-k 2014-04-14 14:12:04 CEST
That "square" (its more a rectangle on my system) also appears when using java programs in xubuntu 12.04 and 14.04b1.

And it's not a black box in my case - it depends on the theme. I for example use the acid theme (http://sixsixfive.deviantart.com/art/ACID-280889262) and therefore the box is gray because it's just the upper left few pixels of the window title-bar.
Comment 3 Alistair Buxton 2014-04-16 23:31:33 CEST
This bug is caused by any java application which creates a notification icon (aka old-style gnome system tray).

As a workaround you can simply disable the tray icons in each program. eg JDownloader allows this.
Comment 4 Alistair Buxton 2014-09-24 22:25:45 CEST
This bug seems to have stopped happening for me. We haven't fixed anything in Xfwm afaik. Maybe it was a java bug all along?
Comment 5 Alistair Buxton 2014-09-24 22:32:54 CEST
Disregard previous comment, it still happens.
Comment 6 Git Bot editbugs 2020-05-28 01:50:26 CEST
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Bug #10620

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Reported on: 2014-01-10
Last modified on: 2020-05-28


Nick Schermer
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