[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#793022: xfwm4: Fullscreen app on another X screen does not stay on top when focus moves on other X screen

Harri Suutari hsuutari at gmx.com
Mon Jul 20 14:27:23 UTC 2015

Package: xfwm4
Version: 4.10.1-3
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

I watch movies and TV shows with VLC and VDR in full-screen mode on a second
monitor on a second X screen. When I move the mouse pointer to first X screen
and give focus on other window, the windows possibly laying beneath the full-
screen video application pop up and block my view.

If I move pointer back on the video screen and give focus for video window,
then it moves to front again.

This applies to any app that is run in full-screen mode. This bug was not
visible in Wheezy. I have the setting "Focus follows mouse" on, but it's the
same effect with "Click to focus", and any Focus settings don't seem to have an


-- System Information:
Debian Release: 8.1
  APT prefers stable-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 3.16.0-4-686-pae (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_DK.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=fi_FI.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages xfwm4 depends on:
ii  libc6                     2.19-18
ii  libdbus-glib-1-2          0.102-1
ii  libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0        2.31.1-2+b1
ii  libglib2.0-0              2.42.1-1
ii  libgtk2.0-0               2.24.25-3
ii  libpango-1.0-0            1.36.8-3
ii  libstartup-notification0  0.12-4
ii  libwnck22                 2.30.7-2
ii  libx11-6                  2:1.6.2-3
ii  libxcomposite1            1:0.4.4-1
ii  libxdamage1               1:1.1.4-2+b1
ii  libxext6                  2:1.3.3-1
ii  libxfce4ui-1-0            4.10.0-6
ii  libxfce4util6             4.10.1-2
ii  libxfconf-0-2             4.10.0-3
ii  libxfixes3                1:5.0.1-2+b2
ii  libxrandr2                2:1.4.2-1+b1
ii  libxrender1               1:0.9.8-1+b1

Versions of packages xfwm4 recommends:
ii  librsvg2-common  2.40.5-1

Versions of packages xfwm4 suggests:
ii  xfce4         4.10.1
ii  xfwm4-themes  4.10.0-2

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