Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 52332
Hardware Browser Causes mouse to go nuts
Last modified: 2013-04-02 00:15:53 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.01; Windows NT 5.0)
Description of problem:
The hardware browser in nautilus makes the mouse go nuts. loses all
control. only an issuance of gpm restart seems to fix it...
logging out and back in will also fix.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open Nautilus
2. Go to System Settings
3. Open the hardware Browser
4. Watch the Fireworks
Actual Results: the mouse lost all control, kept snapping down to the
bottom left and seemingly randomly clicking during mouse movement. had a
terminal open, alt-tabbed over to it and issued "/etc/init.d/gpm restart"
this fixed the problem.
Expected Results: hardware browser should just open without mangling the
Should be fixed in Rawhide