[xubuntu-users] Mouse focus problem in 15.10 - xfwm4 ?

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Wed Feb 17 12:54:08 UTC 2016


On Wed, Feb 17, 2016 at 01:26:59PM +0100, Petter Adsen wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Feb 2016 12:05:54 +0000
> Chris Green <cl at isbd.net> wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, Feb 17, 2016 at 11:51:18AM +0000, Chris Green wrote:
> > > More information, I've found what provokes the problem, or at least
> > > one of the things that does.
> > > 
> > > I get the problem if I select text with button 1.  As soon as I have
> > > selected some text the mouse pointer is *functionally* stuck in the
> > > window where I selected the text, even though I can move the pointer
> > > all over the screen.
> > >   
> > ... and restarting xfwm4 *does* fix the problem, however it's not
> > always possible as it depends in what sort of functional mode the
> > mouse has stuck in.
> 
> You could create a script to do that and bind it to a keyboard
> shortcut. If this is consistent you should also file a bug.
> 
It's no good if I haven't got any sort of keyboard focus that allows
me to run a script.

I've just tried an external mouse, exactly the same problem.

Basically any time I do any sort of select/cut/paste with the mouse it
all goes wrong.

-- 
Chris Green




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