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[Linux Bug] WhatsApp on new sidebar: doesn't hide when I press the icon again

  • SO: Arch Linux
    Browser version: Opera developer v45.0.2539.0 Desktop environment: GNOME Shell 3.22.3 on X`

    I have enabled WhatsApp on new sidebar. When I click on its icon, Opera opens the WhatsApp panel but when I click again it doesn't hide it. Keyboard shortcut (CTRL+SHIFT+M) doesn't work either.

  • Hi,

    Thanks for taking your time to report this. I have passed your report to our Desktop team and got the answer that it is a known issue and it is already on their radar 🙂

  • I have the same problem, please fix!

  • Noticed the same issue with latest update to Opera v55.0.2994.37 on Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon (all updates installed). Was working fine in all previous Opera versions - ie. could click outside Whatsapp or on the Whatsapp icon to close the sidebar.
    However, contrary to the OP, I find that I can still close it by pressing Ctrl+Shift+M.

  • There are more recent topics on it already.