[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#461975: Bug#461975: xfwm4: switching to console makes wm unusable

Andrei Popescu andreimpopescu at gmail.com
Mon Jan 21 21:31:32 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jan 21, 2008 at 10:22:03PM +0200, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 21, 2008 at 07:31:16PM +0000, Simon Huggins wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 21, 2008 at 09:20:29PM +0200, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> > > Switching to console and back breaks the wm. Programs seem to be
> > > working, but most keyboard or mouse actions fail. Ctrl-Alt-Backspace
> > > works though. This doesn't happen with other wm's (ex. icewm).
> > 
> > > I can provide more info if needed.
> > 
> > You are going to have to I'm afraid.  I haven't seen any reports from
> > any other users of this and given it's a large failure we'd expect them.
> > 
> > For instance it works fine for me.
> > 
> > But I don't really know what to suggest to diagnose it.
> > 
> > If you restart the X session does it always then come back for you?
> Yes, if I 'startx' it works as it should, until the next time I switch 
> vt's. Hhhm, let me try with a different user ... seems to be settings 
> related as it doesn't happen with another user. I also renamed the 
> .config dir and now it works again. I will start migrating my settings 
> one file at a time and will post back.

Ok, this is spooky. After migrating most of my customizations to a fresh 
.config and not finding anything I brought back the old one, but the bug 
did not reappear. Please tag unreproducible or close at will.

Sorry for the noise,
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)
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