LinuxQuestions.org
Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 09-14-2014, 07:54 AM   #1
Rikhard
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Sep 2014
Posts: 2

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Gwenview hangs switching to fullscreen


My version of Gwenview is 4.13.1 using KDE development platform 4.13.3 running on Mint 17 64bit Cinnamon.

Using gwenview as a normal user and switching to fullscreen mode it hangs and I get a delay of over half a minute.

But this is interesting.

Opening Gwenview in terminal as root and switching to fullscreen mode there is no delay.

I have asked this in other forums, but got no answers so I hope some one could help me pin down this problem on this forum.
 
Old 09-14-2014, 09:47 AM   #2
jdkaye
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Dec 2008
Location: Westgate-on-Sea, Kent, UK
Distribution: Debian Testing Amd64
Posts: 5,465

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
I also use Gwenview on Debian Testing but the version is 4.14.0. There are no problems of the sort you describe. No delay in using fullscreen. Do you have a Photos folder that's particularly large? I notice that in fullscreen mode Gwenview loads thumbnails of all the pictures in the folder. If you had 1000's of pictures that might take a while.
jdk
 
Old 09-15-2014, 08:17 AM   #3
Rikhard
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Sep 2014
Posts: 2

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: Disabled
I have a multiboot system with different distributions and installed and run Gwenview on some of them.

Noticed there must be a problem with Gnome 3 and Cinnamon depending which version of Gwenview is installed.

What worked were:
Gwenview version KDE development platform
Linux Mint Debian 4.11.3 4.11.3

Aptosid 4.14.0 pre 4.14.0

Mint 12.04 Cinnamon 2.8.5 4.8.5

Mint 12.04 Mate 2.8.5 4.8.5

Debian stable, in gnome 2.8.4 4.8.4

Fedora 20 KDE 4.13.1 4.13.3

Fedora 20 Mate 4.13,1 4.13.3


What did not work were:

Mint 17 Cinnamon 4.13.1 4.13.3

Ubuntu 14.04 4.14.0 pre 4.14.0

Zorin 8 4.11.4 4.11.5

and in Fedora 20 for cinnamon and gnome

In all these cases who did not work properly the menubuttons in fullscreen mode
”hide sidebar” and ”add filter” in the left downside corner are visible only when hovering the mouse over them and the others (folder, information, operations) in the sidebar are greyed out.
They are still operational, though.

There is a video I found on internet that shows this bug in action, see:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gpAsv...ature=youtu.be

Last edited by Rikhard; 09-15-2014 at 09:44 AM. Reason: make things clearer
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
The fullscreen utilities bar in GwenView 2.6.4 -- any way to keep it visible? SilversleevesX Linux - Software 0 01-03-2012 09:21 PM
Debugging systemd quirks (hangs switching target etc) (work in progress tutorial) frog-o Linux - Software 0 12-18-2011 11:12 AM
[SOLVED] Dracut: switching root -- and hangs Arno_H Linux - Kernel 2 01-21-2011 03:37 PM
Games fullscreen is distorted, but video fullscreen is fine - older laptop xmrkite Linux - Software 7 07-20-2009 11:40 AM
NVIDIA drivers installed - hangs when switching between X & console Bluesuperman Slackware 1 11-21-2002 10:01 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:23 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration