[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:
>>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
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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