[racket-dev] slideshow not hiding KDE panel

From: Sam Tobin-Hochstadt (samth at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Fri Oct 1 01:03:12 EDT 2010

On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 6:47 PM, Matthew Flatt <mflatt at cs.utah.edu> wrote:
> At Thu, 30 Sep 2010 20:20:07 -0400, Faré wrote:
>> I'm trying to use slideshow on Linux, and I find it annoying that it
>> fails to be on top of the KDE panel.
>> I admit I know next to nothing about the X protocol, and can't help
>> much with this issue, but I hope someone who does can do something
>> about it. For the record, samth says he has the exact same problem
>> with the GNOME panel.
> I think I could fix this in GRacket2 if I could figure out how to
> provoke the bad behavior on my machine. I'm running Ubuntu 10, and
> Slideshow works. I tried installing and running Maximus, but Slideshow
> still worked. (Robby showed me bad behavior on his netbook, and I
> thought it had something to do with Maximus, but it's apparently not as
> simple as that.)
> Does anyone know what I can do to trigger the problem?

This happens for me always in slideshow on my laptop in both GR1 and
GR2.  I'm running Ubuntu 10.04, screen resolution 1440x1050, with
panels on the top and bottom of the screen (as is usual for Gnome).  I
can provide any other data as desired.
sam th
samth at ccs.neu.edu

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