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  1. Minecraft: Java Edition
  2. MC-33903

Cannot enter fullscreen reliably on Linux

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: Minecraft 1.6.4, Minecraft 13w39b
    • Fix Version/s: Minecraft 1.7.2
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    • Environment:
      Linux vivaldi 3.5.0-41-generic #64-Ubuntu SMP Wed Sep 11 15:36:42 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
      server glx vendor string: NVIDIA Corporation
      server glx version string: 1.4
      Qt: 4.8.3
      KDE: 4.9.5
    • Confirmation Status:
      Unconfirmed

      Description

      Game cannot reliably go fullscreen. When playing, pressing F11 or changing the "Fullscreen" setting in the Video Options sometimes fails to put the game in fullscreen, returning to windowed mode after a short delay. The screen blanks as when going fullscreen successfully, but the windowed mode returns immediately.

      Only happens when an actual game is running. Doesn't happen at the title screen, happens when the in-game menu is accessed (via ESC).

      It often takes 5-10 switches (either through options or F11) to get to fullscreen. Opening menus, defocusing and refocusing the game window and other voodoo might help, but not reliably.

      Possibly related: Sometimes when the fullscreen mode is entered, the player is unable to turn around more than a fixed amount (as if the cursor was confined to the earlier, small window or went outside and did not register).

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                Reporter:
                aib Orhan Kavrakoglu
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