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[Bug 537703] [NEW] Compiz intercepts alert sound from gnome-terminal


Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: compiz

This is with up-to-date Lucid installed afresh from alpha 3.

When compiz is active, the Gnome alert sound for gnome-terminal is
intercepted and never played. I'm not sure other applications suffer
from this, but I would find it strange it this were specific to gnome-

Detailed steps to reproduce:
- Check that the alert sound is enabled and audible:
  - Click on the volume indicator in the panel and choose "Sound preferences..."
  - Go to the "Sound effects" tab
  - Set the alert volume slider to a nonzero value
  - Make sure the master volume is also at a nonzero value
  - Check sound can be heard by clicking on one of the unselected alert sounds in the list
  - Close "Sound preferences" window
- Press Alt-F2, enter "gnome-terminal" and press enter
- Make sure the "Terminal bell" is enabled:
  - Right-click on the terminal background, and select "Profiles" > "Profile preferences"
  - Make sure "Terminal bell" is checked
  - Close "Profile preferences" window
- With compiz enabled, focus the terminal and hit backspace. No sound is played
- Press Alt-F2, enter "metacity --replace" and press enter
- Go back to the open terminal and hit backspace. The alert sound is played

The above behaviour occurs regardless of whether the gconf key
/apps/compiz/general/allscreens/options/audible_bell is set or not.
Moreover, if one sets a visual effect to represent the bell (blur,
water, wobbly, ...), it is displayed. So the bell is being sent, compiz
is receiving it, but it never passes it to the relevant bit of the
desktop that is supposed to play the sound. Metacity does.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: amd64
CompizPlugins: [core,ccp,move,resize,place,decoration,session,commands,put,gnomecompat,dbus,png,workarounds,resizeinfo,regex,imgjpeg,text,mousepoll,svg,thumbnail,annotate,wall,animation,blur,wobbly,expo,scale,ezoom,obs,staticswitcher,scaleaddon,bench]
Date: Thu Mar 11 21:44:56 2010
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx" - Alpha amd64 (20100224.1)
MachineType: Hewlett-Packard HP Compaq dc5750 Microtower
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: compiz 1:0.8.4-0ubuntu13
PackageArchitecture: all
PciDisplay: 02:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: nVidia Corporation G94 [GeForce 9600 GT] [10de:0622] (rev a1)
ProcCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.31-10-rt root=UUID=318b5b88-1168-482d-9758-22d2940f076b ro quiet splash
 PATH=(custom, user)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-10.153-rt
 xserver-xorg 1:7.5+3ubuntu1
 libgl1-mesa-glx 7.7-4ubuntu1
 libdrm2 2.4.18-1ubuntu2
 xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.9.1-1ubuntu12
 xserver-xorg-video-ati 1:6.12.191-1ubuntu1
SourcePackage: compiz
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-10-rt x86_64
dmi.bios.date: 08/07/2008
dmi.bios.vendor: Hewlett-Packard
dmi.bios.version: 786E3 v02.35
dmi.board.name: 0A64h
dmi.board.vendor: Hewlett-Packard
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: CZC7011NMX
dmi.chassis.type: 6
dmi.chassis.vendor: Hewlett-Packard
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnHewlett-Packard:bvr786E3v02.35:bd08/07/2008:svnHewlett-Packard:pnHPCompaqdc5750Microtower:pvr:rvnHewlett-Packard:rn0A64h:rvr:cvnHewlett-Packard:ct6:cvr:
dmi.product.name: HP Compaq dc5750 Microtower
dmi.sys.vendor: Hewlett-Packard
glxinfo: Error: [Errno 2] No such file or directory
system: distro = Ubuntu, architecture = x86_64, kernel = 2.6.31-10-rt

** Affects: compiz (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

** Tags: amd64 apport-bug lucid

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