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Bug 744382 - lxqt-base/lxqt-panel-0.15.1 - panel hides immediately when hovering over tray icons
Summary: lxqt-base/lxqt-panel-0.15.1 - panel hides immediately when hovering over tray...
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: AMD64 Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: LxQt maintainers
Keywords: UPSTREAM
Depends on:
Reported: 2020-09-23 19:15 UTC by deim
Modified: 2021-11-07 13:43 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description deim 2020-09-23 19:15:48 UTC
Just made upgrade of system with lxqt as desktop.
Seems works OK except tray - when hovering over icons (e.g. battery status, nm-applet, ...) panel hides like if I move cursor up. No caption is displayed.
When I'm quick enough, I'm able to make right button click to get context menu of tray icon before tray hide.
I have hiding panel set in settings since first install.
Comment 1 Chiitoo gentoo-dev 2020-09-24 13:26:14 UTC
I believe this happens due to a particular bug fix [1], and in part due to the 'tray' plug-in being "deprecated".

Please try and see if your applications works with 'statusnotifier' instead (a lot of GTK+-2 applications will not).

A hacky workaround (that I use myself) is to revert said fix, but I'm not comfortable including it in the official ebuild.

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Comment 2 Manfred Knick 2021-11-07 13:24:11 UTC
The corresponding upstream bug has been closed:
"The tray plugin is obsolete. 
 Add Status Notifier to the panel."

lxqt-base/lxqt-panel-0.15.1 is not part of MPT any more.

Do these problems persist with lxqt-base/lxqt-panel-0.17.1-r1:0 ?
Using the recommended alternative, upstream bug suggests "no".

LXQt stable version 1.0 has been published today ...

Suggest to close this bug as OBSOLETE.
Comment 3 Manfred Knick 2021-11-07 13:28:40 UTC
Comment 4 Chiitoo gentoo-dev 2021-11-07 13:43:33 UTC
This should still be an issue when using the (obsolete) tray plugin, or/and when using applications that don't work with statusnotifier, yeah, but I suppose we can indeed close this up here.