Description of problem:
Sometimes I'm trying to select an access point from the NetworkManager applet
and the keyring appears. If I still have focus in the applet area (e.g. if the
applet still hasn't responded), then the keyring pops-up, but I can't get focus,
resulting in keyring blocking the entire X interface.
At this point I either need to switch to a virtual terminal to kill
gnome-keyring, or else , kill X manually.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Often, depends on the time delay and speed of machine
Steps to Reproduce:
(assumes a key has already been setup previously)
1. login to X without NetworkManager running
2. sudo /etc/init.d/NetworkManager start
3. wait for nm-applet to show up in notification area
4. just after applet starts, go to choose a network, this will be slow on a slow
machine (like mine)
Depending on the timing, the keyring will popup, but won't be given focus, but
further input to any X widget will be blocked (X is still running as displays
You should be able select focus for the gnome-keyring manager, or change focus
This appears to be something odd with NetworkManager/gnome-keyring interaction,
not sure which is the best component.
Note, I've sometimes seen something similar to this on my F-8 machine.
Perhaps this is related to bug #231778?
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