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Old 10-08-2012, 11:02 PM   #1
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Random lost focus


Hi there,

I am testing 12.10 with Gnome Shell on a Thinkpad x220i, I've problem of lost focus when typing, it mostly happen on Firefox and Thunderbird which I used most, when I typing something the cursor suddenly disappeared, or I tried to copy and paste but ctrl-v doesn't work, also no left mouse click, but right click works fine. A quick fix for this problem is open a text editor, yes the cursor shows again when I switch to other application, and hopefully I can typing something in there, and then I will regain focus on other apps as well. This is not new to me, I've the same problem on 12.04, any idea ?
 
Old 10-10-2012, 07:55 AM   #2
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probably the focus is "stolen" by an app? a hidden message from somewhere?
 
Old 10-11-2012, 06:45 AM   #3
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I wish I could find the "theft " !
 
Old 10-11-2012, 06:57 AM   #4
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probably this: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1...w-to-change-it
or that: http://fixunix.com/xwindows/91774-wh...ttributes.html
 
  


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