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FS#74384 - Gnome shell crashes on closing window in activities view

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by nya (nya) - Thursday, 07 April 2022, 08:07 GMT
Last edited by Toolybird (Toolybird) - Saturday, 03 June 2023, 01:10 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig)
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 3
Private No


Since the update to Gnome 42 the Gnome shell crashes on closing a window in the activities view.

Steps to reproduce:
Open window -> go to activities view -> close a window in the activities view -> gnome shell crashes
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Closed by  Toolybird (Toolybird)
Saturday, 03 June 2023, 01:10 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  Upstream fixes included in latest GNOME
Comment by Alban LAISNÉ (alb) - Monday, 11 April 2022, 09:52 GMT
I am having the same problem whose journalctl information is attached to this post
Comment by Alban LAISNÉ (alb) - Tuesday, 12 April 2022, 08:21 GMT
The crash does happen only if /org/gnome/desktop/interface/enable-animations is false
Comment by Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig) - Tuesday, 26 April 2022, 20:06 GMT
Has this been reported upstream?
Comment by Alban LAISNÉ (alb) - Wednesday, 27 April 2022, 04:23 GMT
Yes I think, similar issues have been reported and linked:
Comment by E. Werberich (bephinix) - Wednesday, 27 April 2022, 16:21 GMT
Using X11 the shell is simply restarted and no windows are closed but with wayland the screen turns black, further login attempts are not successful and I must restart the system using TTY.