[xmonad] Virtual Box won't release keyboard or mouse when used in xmonad

Jordan Wilberding diginux at gmail.com
Sat Jul 4 11:08:57 EDT 2009

It works in other wm's, I don't have additions installed though. I will try

Jordan Wilberding

On Sat, Jul 4, 2009 at 8:30 AM, Henrique G. Abreu <hgabreu at gmail.com> wrote:

> VirtualBox and xmonad work fine here, I don't have any problem, even
> without guest additions.
> It's probably something in your virtualbox, have you tested with other
> wm's?
> Do you have guest additions installed (on the guest)?
> With additions the mouse can always leave the virtualbox normally.
> And, as I expect, if you click inside the guest area, xmonad won't capture
> it.
> But you can float vb window by clicking its boarders or bars (that are
> outside guest area).
> Regards,
> Henrique G. Abreu
> On Sat, Jul 4, 2009 at 08:34, Jordan Wilberding <diginux at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Greetings,
>> When I try to use VirtualBox in xmonad, it fails to give up control of the
>> mouse or keyboard when I use the release key (right ctrl).
>> I was hoping this was just a bug from a while ago in virtual box or
>> xmonad, but I just tried it again this morning and still have the same
>> problem? Anyone know a good work around?
>> Thanks!
>> Jordan Wilberding
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