The Dizzy Spinning Desktop of Doom
nick.urbanik at optusnet.com.au
Fri Jul 6 02:32:24 CEST 2007
I am a happy Xfce user who occasionally gets stuck with the
Dizzy Spinning Desktop of Doom syndrome.
Let me explain. I have my workspaces so that they
can cycle, so if I press M-C-right-arrow when in workspace 5, I get
back to workspace 1. If I press M-C-right-arrow too rapidly, then the
workspaces get into an interesting state where they spin rapidly from
workspace to workspace, unresponsive to any key strokes. I have found
that switching to the text console (with M-C-F1) and back with M-C-F7,
seems to restart X, and if I log in again, the dizzy spell is over.
1. Am I the only one with this behaviour, or is there a bug raised
2. Any known workarounds (beyond being carefully slow when switching
workspaces or disabling the ability to cycle the workspaces)?
3. Any known way to recover from this without restarting X?
Nick Urbanik http://nicku.org 902-71011 nick.urbanik at optusnet.com.au
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