Diverse issues with r22526
rcoacci at gmail.com
Tue Jul 25 17:52:46 CEST 2006
I'm having similar problems also, and I noticed it happens mostly after
using "show desktop" plugin, and I am suspicious that it happens more often
when using the kb shortcut (in my case the special "win" key). The last
time, I had to reset the machine since my keyboard was totally locked and I
couldn't focus any app correctly, neither crt+alt+F(1-9)/Backspace worked.
On 7/25/06, Nikolas Arend <Nikolas.Arend at gmx.net> wrote:
> Nikolas Arend wrote:
> > Nikolas Arend wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> my apologies in advance, but this is going to be a rather fuzzy report
> >> about some issues I have with revision 22526 (which is why I didn't
> >> a bug report yet), because I can't tell which component is causing the
> >> problems. I have a suspect though...
> >> Sometimes (well, rather often, but not always) when I try to change
> >> Desktops via a keyboard shortcut, this will only work once (i.e. one
> >> Desktop further). Then I'm unable to get any keyboard focus by clicking
> >> in applications, Alt-Tab stops working,... actually all keyboard
> >> Another side-effect is then that the panel would stop working
> >> in my case it will not hide again and when trying to open the submenu
> >> a launcher, the arrow-button gets stuck. I have to kill the panel to
> >> autohide and normal functionality back.
> >> I can regain input focus for all applications, shortcuts, etc. by
> >> launching an application from the panel (e.g. Terminal or Thunar),
> >> is then focused again correctly. No component is crashing actually,
> >> hence no backtrace.
> >> I have the impression that the aforementioned behavior gets triggered
> >> either by maximizing a window and/or switching desktops. Could this be
> >> an issue with xfwm4's maximizing/focusing code? I noticed some recent
> >> changes (e.g. the window boarders are not shown any more for maximized
> >> windows).
> >> Sorry I can't be more specific, please tell me what other information
> >> you need.
> > I just realized that when I turn off auto-hide of my second panel, the
> > described problems _seem_to go away. They also _seem_ to start when
> > hiding/unhiding it.
> Darn, false alarm, the symptoms just reappeared, even with panel
> auto-hide disabled.
> Sorry, Nick.
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