The Dizzy Spinning Desktop of Doom
little3lue at gmail.com
Fri Jul 6 03:20:44 CEST 2007
Just as a heads up, Ctrl+Alt+Backspace restarts X, just as a temporary
solution for you to use instead of switching into console and then
On 7/5/07, Nick Urbanik <nick.urbanik at optusnet.com.au> wrote:
> Dear Folks,
> On 05/07/07 20:54 -0400, Erik Harrison wrote:
> >On 7/5/07, Nick Urbanik <nick.urbanik at optusnet.com.au> wrote:
> >Spinning? Something about your terminology seems to imply to me that
> >you are using Beryl or the like. Maybe I'm wrong, and you're not, in
> >which case...
> No, I'm not using any fancy 3D stuff; not Beryl, compiz, nor any of
> the like; this is where the workspace switches from 1 -> 2 -> 3 -> 4
> -> 5 -> 1 -> 2 -> 3 -> 4 ... (or the other way round), at the rate of
> about 3 switches per second.
> >> 1. Am I the only one with this behaviour, or is there a bug raised
> >> about this?
> >I've never heard of this behavior before.
> It seems to be similar to the behaviour described in bug
> http://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2991, where I have added my
> own "me too".
> >> 2. Any known workarounds (beyond being carefully slow when switching
> >> workspaces or disabling the ability to cycle the workspaces)?
> >Again, I don't know what's going on. You could try killing xfwm4 from
> >the text console before switching back to X,
> Thanks, I'll try that.
> >or perhaps Olivier can help you with attaching a debugger and getting
> >some info on it's state.
> Nick Urbanik http://nicku.org 902-71011 nick.urbanik at optusnet.com.au
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