Bug#767173: gnome-shell: Display freezes but mouse stays operational

pkr piiker at walla.com
Sat Dec 5 20:02:09 UTC 2015

Package: gnome-shell
Version: 3.14.4-1~deb8u1
Followup-For: Bug #767173

Running on Gnome 3.14.1 and systemd 215-17

(VGA: nVidia GeForce 8600M GS ; issue appeared both with nouveau drivers as
well as current NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-340.96 proprietary driver installed.)

Have to confirm the issue appears following steps reported in Message #20
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=767173#20 .

Also, Alt+Tab occasionally repoduces the same issue, if actioned in similar

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 8.2
  APT prefers stable-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 3.16.0-4-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages gnome-shell depends on:
ii  dconf-gsettings-backend [gsettings-back  0.22.0-1
ii  evolution-data-server                    3.12.9~git20141128.5242b0-2+deb8u2
ii  gir1.2-accountsservice-1.0               0.6.37-3+b1
ii  gir1.2-atspi-2.0                         2.14.0-1
ii  gir1.2-caribou-1.0                       0.4.15-1
ii  gir1.2-clutter-1.0                       1.20.0-1
ii  gir1.2-freedesktop                       1.42.0-2.2
ii  gir1.2-gcr-3                             3.14.0-2
ii  gir1.2-gdesktopenums-3.0                 3.14.1-1
ii  gir1.2-gdm3                              3.14.1-7
ii  gir1.2-gkbd-3.0                          3.6.0-1
ii  gir1.2-glib-2.0                          1.42.0-2.2
ii  gir1.2-gnomebluetooth-1.0                3.14.0-2
ii  gir1.2-gnomedesktop-3.0                  3.14.1-1
ii  gir1.2-gtk-3.0                           3.14.5-1+deb8u1
ii  gir1.2-ibus-1.0                          1.5.9-1
ii  gir1.2-mutter-3.0                        3.14.4-1~deb8u1
ii  gir1.2-networkmanager-1.0      
ii  gir1.2-nmgtk-1.0               
ii  gir1.2-pango-1.0                         1.36.8-3
ii  gir1.2-polkit-1.0                        0.105-8
ii  gir1.2-soup-2.4                          2.48.0-1
ii  gir1.2-telepathyglib-0.12                0.24.1-1
ii  gir1.2-telepathylogger-0.2               0.8.1-1
ii  gir1.2-upowerglib-1.0                    0.99.1-3.2
ii  gjs                                      1.42.0-1
ii  gnome-backgrounds                        3.14.1-1
ii  gnome-icon-theme-symbolic                3.12.0-1
ii  gnome-settings-daemon                    3.14.2-3
ii  gnome-shell-common                       3.14.4-1~deb8u1
ii  gnome-themes-standard          
ii  gsettings-desktop-schemas                3.14.1-1
ii  libatk-bridge2.0-0                       2.14.0-2
ii  libatk1.0-0                              2.14.0-1
ii  libc6                                    2.19-18+deb8u1
ii  libcairo2                                1.14.0-2.1
ii  libcanberra-gtk3-0                       0.30-2.1
ii  libcanberra0                             0.30-2.1
ii  libclutter-1.0-0                         1.20.0-1
ii  libcogl-pango20                          1.18.2-3
ii  libcogl20                                1.18.2-3
ii  libcroco3                                0.6.8-3+b1
ii  libdbus-glib-1-2                         0.102-1
ii  libecal-1.2-16                           3.12.9~git20141128.5242b0-2+deb8u2
ii  libedataserver-1.2-18                    3.12.9~git20141128.5242b0-2+deb8u2
ii  libgcr-base-3-1                          3.14.0-2
ii  libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0                       2.31.1-2+deb8u3
ii  libgirepository-1.0-1                    1.42.0-2.2
ii  libgjs0e [libgjs0-libmozjs-24-0]         1.42.0-1
ii  libglib2.0-0                             2.42.1-1
ii  libgstreamer1.0-0                        1.4.4-2
ii  libgtk-3-0                               3.14.5-1+deb8u1
ii  libical1a                                1.0-1.3
ii  libjson-glib-1.0-0                       1.0.2-1
ii  libmozjs-24-0                            24.2.0-2
ii  libmutter0e                              3.14.4-1~deb8u1
ii  libnm-glib4                    
ii  libnm-util2                    
ii  libpango-1.0-0                           1.36.8-3
ii  libpangocairo-1.0-0                      1.36.8-3
ii  libpolkit-agent-1-0                      0.105-8
ii  libpolkit-gobject-1-0                    0.105-8
ii  libpulse-mainloop-glib0                  5.0-13
ii  libpulse0                                5.0-13
ii  libsecret-1-0                            0.18-1+b1
ii  libstartup-notification0                 0.12-4
ii  libsystemd0                              215-17+deb8u2
ii  libtelepathy-glib0                       0.24.1-1
ii  libx11-6                                 2:1.6.2-3
ii  libxfixes3                               1:5.0.1-2+b2
ii  mutter                                   3.14.4-1~deb8u1
ii  python                                   2.7.9-1
ii  telepathy-mission-control-5              1:5.16.3-1

Versions of packages gnome-shell recommends:
ii  gdm3                  3.14.1-7
ii  gkbd-capplet          3.6.0-1
ii  gnome-contacts        3.14.1-1
ii  gnome-control-center  1:3.14.2-3
ii  gnome-user-guide      3.14.1-1
ii  unzip                 6.0-16+deb8u2

gnome-shell suggests no packages.

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