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Resize Window Icon Sticks And Cannot Do Anything With Mouse Until I Alt-Tab B...


Description John Vilk 2006-08-10 00:54:52 CEST
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv: Gecko/20060731 Ubuntu/dapper-security Firefox/
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv: Gecko/20060731 Ubuntu/dapper-security Firefox/

This is going to be hard to explain, and I'm not sure if it's a bug with XFCE4, X.org, Ubuntu, or something else...
I'm currently using Ubuntu 6.06 and XFCE 4.4 beta 2 (compiled myself).

Basically, sometimes when I bring my mouse to the corner or the sides of an application that is maximized, the mouse sticks with the resizing icon, and refuses to revert back to a normal mouse icon until I alt-tab back to make the application the active window. I have no idea as to what is causing this, but it seems to only happen with applications that are completely maximized.

Reproducible: Sometimes

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Open a GUI application (such as Firefox), and maximize it.
2.Quickly bring your mouse to the corner or the side of the window, so the mouse changes into the resize window icon (it seems to be reproduced a bit easier with the corner).
3.Quickly click once while the mouse is a resize window icon, and bring the mouse back into the regular application space, where the mouse is supposed to be with a regular pointer.

Actual Results:  
Basically, the mouse will remain as the resize window icon, and I can not click on anything until I revert it back to a normal pointer by using the Alt-Tab shortcut to bring a window in focus. This does not always work. In fact, it happens only about... say, 5% or 10% of the time. However, a lot of times it happens by accident, and it's extremely annoying to fix it every time.

Expected Results:  
The mouse should have changed back into a regular pointer and function normally.

This bug happens with just about every theme I use. I'm using the default settings for everything, except my theme and wallpaper is different from the default. If you want to know anything more, just tell me.

Also, I might as well mention that I have dual monitors. I generally encounter this problem on the more busy monitor (which is the primary monitor). If you want to see my X.org configuration, it has already been posted in the other bug report I filed with XFCE 4.4 beta 1 (it has not changed at all since).

Thank you for reading this, and don't be angry if this problem should be posted elsewhere. As far as I've seen, this problem only happens in XFCE, and no other window manager.
Comment 1 Olivier Fourdan editbugs 2006-08-15 16:00:23 CEST
I'm not seeing that here, can you update to xfwm4 rev. 22776 and report?
Comment 2 Olivier Fourdan editbugs 2006-08-16 18:06:11 CEST
Can you update to rev. 22803 and try again?
Comment 3 Olivier Fourdan editbugs 2006-08-26 20:29:49 CEST
No news, good news, I consider that bug as fixed in svn trunk.

Bug #2144

Reported by:
John Vilk
Reported on: 2006-08-10
Last modified on: 2009-07-14


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