[Xmonad] trouble with xmonad 0.3: mod-tab intermittently makes
mouse clicks cease to work
dons at galois.com
Fri Sep 7 12:28:43 EDT 2007
Good points you raise, Kai. I simply run unclutter with:
unclutter -idle 1 &
/not/ with the -grab flag.
> Are you running unclutter? I find that xmonad behaves strangely when
> unclutter has hidden the mouse pointer.
> "unclutter -idle 2" leads to problems with OpenOffice: it doesn't want
> to relinquish focus when you switch to another screen.
> "unclutter -grab -idle 2" leads to problems with some Gtk apps (most
> notably, Eclipse). They don't drop down menus from the menu bar when
> the mouse pointer is hidden and you hit Alt-F (say) to access the (File,
> in this case) menu.
> On Thu, Sep 06, 2007 at 04:44:39PM +0000, Zed Lopez wrote:
> > I tried Xmonad 0.3 last night. I have a double-monitor setup, configured as
> > separate screens (I used this successfully with Xmonad 0.2.) I was only using
> > one of them, with the FullScreen layout, and a bog-standard, uncustomized,
> > no-extensions Xmonad 0.3.
> > Occasionally, Mod-tabbing between screens resulted in mouse clicks doing nothing
> > -- the mouse continued to move the cursor. Cycling through the windows again
> > with mod-tab fixed it.
> > I can't reproduce this at will -- like I said, it's intermittent. Is anyone else
> > facing this?
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