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Month: December 2013

Re: [trinity-devel] Recent mouse click problems

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2013 19:13:11 -0600
> All,
> Using git, creating fresh package sets frequently the past many
> days.
> Recently my mouse is not working correctly. I don't know whether
> the problem is me, the mouse, X, or Trinity. I don't think the
> mouse because I have tried two different devices.
> The recent problem is a single click does not always function like
> a single click. Sometimes the single click acts like a double-click
> and sometimes a single click does nothing at all.
> For example, single-click selecting an app icon in the taskbar or
> the launcher menu button might do nothing at all. I have to click
> again. Sometimes a single-click on a file opens the file rather
> than just selecting, like a double-click.
> Another problem is click-and-drag does not always hold. That is, I
> click-and-drag to select a snippet of text but when I release the
> mouse button the selection highlight disappears as though I single-
> clicked outside the selected area.
> I have the double-click time configured to 700 msecs (fairly slow)
> and I have tested different times. I have double-click set as the
> default icon selection action.
> I don't want to use a different desktop for a day or two to decide
> whether Trinity is involved.
> Has anybody else experienced these or similar events of late? Any
> ideas?
> Thanks. :-)
> Darrell

I see this on my workstation with a flaky USB mouse.  Do you see frequent
USB device disconnect/reconnect events in dmesg?