mouse input issues.

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at gmail.com
Tue Sep 9 08:34:31 UTC 2014


On 09/09/2014 09:06, Bill Vance wrote:
> 
> 
> It's just 14.04 showing you how much it hates your machine.....
> 
> 
> On Mon, 8 Sep 2014, seawing wrote:
> 
>> I don't think so because it is pretty specific.  I can click on
>> some things and not others.  I can continue to click around tabs
>> for instance, but not close or minimize the window.
>> 
>> Jason Earrame www.SeaWingDesigns.com Like us on Facebook Cell:
>> (360)273-0687 Google Voice: (504) 327-7263
>> 
>> 
>> On Mon, Sep 8, 2014 at 5:13 PM, Scott DuBois <sdubois at linux.com>
>> wrote: On 09/08/2014 02:48 PM, seawing wrote:
>>> Hello,  I am in desperate need of some
>> help.  My desktop system has been
>>> running well for a few weeks on 14.04 with
>> kde 4.13.3.   Today I ran the
>>> suggested software updates.  I didn't pay
>> much attention to what was
>>> being updated other that to see it wasn't a
>> kernel update or anything.
>>> I like to keep up with updates as they
>> come.
>>> 
>>> Now I have this problem where I chant click
>> on the activity bar or close
>>> windows.  if I press ctrl+esc to view the
>> activity window I can't click
>>> on anything in the window, but I can
>> navigate with the keyboard.  I can
>>> only close it by clicking ctrl+esc again.
>>> 
>>> This behavior will suddenly change and I
>> can click on the activity bar
>>> and close windows but I can't do anything
>> in the applications. or
>>> sometimes it seems that most things will
>> work, but then I click on the K
>>> menu and I can't select anything with the
>> mouse, just the keyboard.
>>> 
>>> This has effectively stopped me from
>> working today.  I need help as soon
>>> as possible.
>>> 
>>> Jason Earrame www.SeaWingDesigns.com
>> <http://www.seawingdesigns.com/>
>>> Like us on Facebook
>> <http://www.facebook.com/seawingdesigns>
>>> Cell: (360)273-0687 Google Voice: (504) 327-7263
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
>> Sounds more like batteries dying in a mouse than anything else.
>> 
I have an older (as in say 5 years or so) Dell laptop that runs 12.04
Kubuntu and 4.13.3 KDE with few problems. Sometimes sticking to a
version aligned to the age of your hardware helps.




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