Ticket #1858 (closed defect: obsolete)

Opened 10 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

KDE taskbar overlaps fullscreen WinXP guest when switching to it with mouse click

Reported by: dimgel Owned by:
Priority: minor Component: GUI
Version: VirtualBox 1.6.2 Keywords: fullscreen
Cc: mail@… Guest type: Windows
Host type: Linux

Description (last modified by frank) (diff)

Host: Gentoo Linux x86_64, KDE 3.5.9, VirtualBox 1.6.2_OSE. Guest: WinXP SP2 with VirtualBox Additions installed, mouse integration=on, fullscreen=on, autoresize guest display=on.

To reproduce: =============

  1. Ensure you have multiple desktops in KDE, Desktop preview applet on taskbar, and hotkeys to switch between desktops (I use Super+F1...Super+F4).
  1. Open WinXP guest on a separate desktop in fullscreen mode (I use Desktop4).
  1. Press right Ctrl, then switch with keyboard to another desktop (I press Super+F1).
  1. Switch back to WinXP by mouse-clicking desktop4 in desktop preview applet on KDE taskbar. You'll get fullscreen WinXP but still visible KDE taskbar.


Notes: ======

  1. If you switch to desktop4 with keyboard (Super+F4 in my case), it will be ok.
  1. To hide KDE taskbar, I press right Ctrl+Q (shutdown dialog), Esc (cancel shutdown dialog).
  1. VirtualBox 1.5.x was ok (I don't remember exact version, probably one still last unmasked by Gentoo maintainers; I unmasked 1.6.x manually).

Change History

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by dimgel

Note 4: WinXP is 32bit; it was installed under VBox 1.5.x; I upgraded to 1.6.x after that.

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by ingis

I thought it was not bug but feature :) And I miss it in VirtualBox 2.0.x Such additional full screen mode when hiding vbox top menu (machine devices help) and bottom with indicators, but still having hosts taskbar would be very helpful.

comment:3 Changed 10 years ago by frank

  • Component changed from other to GUI

comment:4 Changed 8 years ago by frank

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

Please reopen if still reproducible with VBox 3.1.6.

comment:5 Changed 8 years ago by Bruffandino

  • Status changed from closed to reopened
  • Resolution fixed deleted

Bug still exists in VBox 3.1.6 with updated Guest Additions. Compositing enabled.

comment:6 Changed 3 years ago by frank

  • Status changed from reopened to closed
  • Resolution set to obsolete
  • Description modified (diff)
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