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Old 09-22-2010, 05:10 PM   #1
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Question Left mouse click on some apps

Distro - Ubuntu 10.04 standard
Problem - Left mouse button fails to work on certain apps such as Firefox web pages although you can close the window with the upper right hand X.
Attempts at resolution - replace mouse with known good mouse, try different users etc.
Results - The problem is happening for only one user (myself). 3 other users have no problem at all.
So it is not hardware related but user related.
I think the problem happened when I mounted an external hard drive to add wallpaper but did not copy the wallpaper over to my home directory. I have auto mounted the drive at boot, but that did not fix the problem.
Being some what of a newbie, I do not know where to look to see were the problem is.
Can someone please point me in the right direction.
Old 09-22-2010, 06:03 PM   #2
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If only some applications have this, maybe it is realted to window toolkit, not sure but i think firefox use GTK+
Old 09-23-2010, 03:21 PM   #3
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Yes you are correct about Firefox using GTK. Now the next question is what is the best way to troubleshoot this? Remember I am a newbie but I am not afraid of the command line.
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Almost ALL apps in Ubuntu are GTK+.


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