[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#510351: Bug#510351: xfwm4 does fails to sent keyboard events to the xtightvncviewer vnc session

Daniel Dickinson cshore at bmts.com
Wed Dec 31 23:48:10 UTC 2008

On Wed, 31 Dec 2008 21:12:22 +0100
Jelle de Jong <jelledejong at powercraft.nl> wrote:

> Package: xfwm4
> Version: 4.4.2-5
> Severity: normal
> xfwm4 does fails to sent keyboard events to the xtightvncviewer vnc
> session
> When starting xtightvncviewer with -fullscreen on a system that runs
> the xfwm4 window manager the keyevents fail to go to the svn session.

Do you do more than fullscreen?  Does it do the same thing when you
start not fullscreen and go fullscreen later.  Do you have more than
one monitor?

I ask these questiong because I am another use who has tried
xtightvncviewer while using xfwm4 and I didn't have the problem you
described, except when I clicked on my second screen and then was
unable to send keyboard events to xtightvncviewer, however I believe
that to be a tightvnc problem not xfwm4 (it has also happened to other

Are you sure it's the window manager?

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