Programs not accepting input?

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at
Mon Jul 24 11:47:47 UTC 2006

On Sunday 23 July 2006 08:33, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
> > One thing that IS a KDE problem is having it manage 2 distinct desktops
> > (ie :0.0 [laptop LCD] and :0.1 [TV out]) - it occasionally decides to
> > give the other display focus after a dialog has been closed..
> Are you sure?  This sounds like the issue that Peter and I have been
> discussing in the context of fvwm.

It seems to only happen when a dialog box closes.
I can tell focus moves to the other display because I tested it when I had a 
TV connected by pressing ctrl-esc (which pops up the 'K' menu) and the menu 
showed up on the TV not the LCD (where focus should have been)

> Which reminds me of the reason for click focus in the first place: on
> the machines of 15 years ago, focus following the cursor could place
> an unacceptable load on the X server.  Maybe what we're seeing here is
> related.

Hmm could be.. Bit hard to tell for sure where the problem lies with so many 
interacting pieces :(

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