[mythtv-users] Re: Workaround for WM Focus Issues

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Sep 6 08:26:04 EDT 2004

On 09/06/2004 06:31 AM, Ben Buxton wrote:

>"Michael T. Dean" <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> uttered the following thing:
>>/me punts
>>What follows is an ugly hack.  Continue reading at your own risk.  ;)
>>I'm using Fluxbox 0.9.x as a WM and have tried RatPoison and TWM.  With 
>>all three, I have been having a problem that after running xine, 
>>mythfrontend receives focus, but on certain screens (such as the "Do you 
>>really want to exit" screen and the Program Guide, among others), there 
>>are "focus issues."  For example, the exit screen displays with neither 
>>the Yes nor the No button highlighted and I have to move the mouse to 
>>"reset" focus so I could select one or the other.  On the Program Guide, 
>>I am able to move one space in any direction and after doing so the 
>>arrow keys stop working (but the escape key works fine????) until i 
>>"reset" focus with the mouse.
>Perhaps xine doesnt like this (I only use mplayer), but I run mythtv
>with no window manager at all - I just start the X server manually and
>have mythtv open immediately in the X server. No window manager and no
>focus problems.
Well, I just tried without any WM, and got the same result.  I'm pretty 
certain it's part of my xine configuration--I just don't know what setting.

Thanks for the feedback.


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