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Gnome-clocks won't give notifications nor play sound unless maximized.


Description Abdulrahman Mohammad 2019-01-23 21:21:59 CET
Gnome-clocks won't give notifications nor play sound nor raise on top after timers are done unless the window is maximized by the user. apparently this not a Gnome-clocks issue, there is something wrong with Xfwm4. I believe that Gnome-clock isn't the only application affected by this, probably any other timer/alarm app is suffering from the same issue with Xfcwm4, or perhaps timers/alarms that where made specifically for Gnome is the only ones suffering from this?

they should give notifications and play sounds and raise on top whenever a timer/alarm is done without any interaction from the user.

Gnome-Clocks 3.26.1 on OpenSuse Leap 15 with Xfwm 4.12.4 (revision 7844952) for xfce 4.12
Comment 1 Abdulrahman Mohammad 2019-01-23 21:22:19 CET
I think this may be related to this bug https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10697
Comment 2 Olivier Fourdan editbugs 2019-01-24 08:48:14 CET
The window manager (xfwm4) is not involved in any of these (neither the client sending notifications nor playing sounds), this bug is invalid.
Comment 3 Abdulrahman Mohammad 2019-01-24 12:15:49 CET
If it's not Xfwm4, nor the client (gnome-clocks), then what is it? I believe this bug is serious because it "blocks" the use of timer/alarm clients. This why I set the severity to "blocker". Please respond.
Comment 4 Git Bot editbugs 2020-05-29 12:25:01 CEST
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Bug #15081

Reported by:
Abdulrahman Mohammad
Reported on: 2019-01-23
Last modified on: 2020-05-29


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