Bug 205996 - firefox doesn't respond to keyboard
firefox doesn't respond to keyboard
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: firefox (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Christopher Aillon
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Reported: 2006-09-11 08:52 EDT by Horst H. von Brand
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-09-11 22:12:33 EDT
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Description Horst H. von Brand 2006-09-11 08:52:26 EDT
Description of problem:
When starting firefox, more often than not there is no way to type in an URL
into the space for it. Mouse works, can select from history, etc; but no
response to the keyboard.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
firefox-1.5.0.6-11

How reproducible:
Very frecuent

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start firefox (under up-to-date Gnome here)
2. Try to enter a URL, try to delete the URL for the homepage, ...
3.
  
Actual results:
Nothing.

Expected results:
New URL entered, ...

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Comment 1 Matthias Clasen 2006-09-11 11:01:32 EDT
Most likely the focus-lost bug in metacity, that is supposed to be fixed now.

Which version of metacity are you using ?
Comment 2 Matthias Clasen 2006-09-11 12:32:19 EDT
The metacity bug is bug 204519
Comment 3 Horst H. von Brand 2006-09-11 15:19:45 EDT
metacity-2.16.0-1.fc6, installed september 5. This bug started around that date
(had to open firefox twice before it was usable), and got worse over time (today
I had to try several times, after opening a page from the history (by mousing
around) and typing in some stuff into the forms on it I finally was able to
write into the URL space).
Comment 4 Horst H. von Brand 2006-09-11 16:52:19 EDT
(In reply to comment #2)
> The metacity bug is bug 204519

metacity-2.16.0-2.fc6 seems to have fixed it.
Comment 5 Matthias Clasen 2006-09-11 22:12:33 EDT
Thanks for testing.

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