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Bug 1300173 - Unable to resize/move windows via keyboard in GNOME on Wayland session.
Summary: Unable to resize/move windows via keyboard in GNOME on Wayland session.
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mutter
Version: 23
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Florian Müllner
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: WaylandRelated
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-01-20 06:43 UTC by Alexandr
Modified: 2016-09-01 07:35 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
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Last Closed: 2016-09-01 07:35:24 UTC
Type: Bug

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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
GNOME Bugzilla 758076 0 Normal RESOLVED Moving/resizing windows with keyboard does not work on wayland 2020-03-18 05:40:07 UTC

Description Alexandr 2016-01-20 06:43:26 UTC
Description of problem:
Unable to resize/move windows via keyboard in 'GNOME on Wayland' session.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
ibus-wayland.x86_64                   1.5.11-1.fc23                
libwayland-client.i686                1.9.0-1.fc23                     
libwayland-client.x86_64              1.9.0-1.fc23                     
libwayland-cursor.x86_64              1.9.0-1.fc23                      
libwayland-server.i686                1.9.0-1.fc23                     
libwayland-server.x86_64              1.9.0-1.fc23                     
mesa-libwayland-egl.x86_64            11.1.0-2.20151218.fc23           
gnome-desktop3.x86_64                 3.18.2-1.fc23                     
gtk3.x86_64                           3.18.6-1.fc23

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Settings->keyboard->Shortcuts->windows Bind shortcut to Move and resize window(in my case Super+M and Super+R)
2. Login with gnome wayland session
3. Press shortcut to resize/move window and press arrow-left/right/up/down

Actual results:
Resize/move mode turned on, but arrows doesn't affecting windows size or position, it works only with touchpad/mouse.

Expected results:
Resize/move mode turned on. Arrows affecting windows size or position.

Additional info:
Works in GNOME session.

Comment 1 Olivier Fourdan 2016-02-19 14:33:07 UTC
That's a GNOME issue (in mutter) rather than Wayland.

Comment 2 Christian Stadelmann 2016-04-02 09:26:14 UTC
I cannot reproduce this issue and have been using Gnome+Wayland for a while. There is something special with your (hardware or software) configuration needed to track this issue down. I just don't know what.

Comment 3 Olivier Fourdan 2016-04-13 14:54:09 UTC
I can reproduce the problem on a pristine even on a F24 install, it behaves as if once the shortcut has triggered the move/resize operation, no keyboard event is processed anymore, not the arrows to move, nor space to validate nor escape to cancel. 

Basically, keys simply don't work when using the move or resize shortcuts in mutter/gnome-shell on Wayland.

Comment 4 Olivier Fourdan 2016-04-18 12:43:12 UTC
Neither process_keyboard_move_grab() nor process_keyboard_resize_grab() get called from process_key_event(), that's because "all_keys_grabbed" is FALSE.

Can't find a corresponding upstream bug for that, will file one and continue from there.

Comment 5 Olivier Fourdan 2016-04-18 12:45:10 UTC
Ah, here it is:

Comment 6 Olivier Fourdan 2016-04-19 07:19:36 UTC
A fix for this bug has been pushed upstream:

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