ALT+Tab and xmms
fourdan at xfce.org
Tue Sep 9 19:04:01 CEST 2003
But that's normal, xfwm4 grabs the display to be able to draw window
frame suring Alt+Tab navigation so that other apps can't access the X
What is "surprising" to say the least is that xmms relies on accessing
the X server for playback.
On Sun, 2003-09-07 at 15:45, Adi Sieker wrote:
> Quoting Ilkka Ollakka <ilkka.j.ollakka at students.oamk.fi>:
> > On Fri, Sep 05, 2003 at 03:09:24PM +0200, Adi Sieker wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I remember someone else mentioning this problem but I can't find the thread
> > > in the archives, so I don't know if it's fixable or not.
> > > When using ALT+Tab to cycle through the open windows xmms stops playing
> > > when the "Switch to..." dialog appears.
> > >
> > Doesn't happen to me on RC3 (suse 8.2)
> I've had this happen with RC1 on Debian and now on RC3 using Gentoo, both times
> using the same hardware. Shuttle XPC with Intel i845PE chipset.
> As somebody else mentioned everything seems to lock.
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