Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 844181
Mouse and keyboard problems
Last modified: 2013-08-01 14:44:47 EDT
Description of problem:
After the update to gtk2-2.24.11-1 I have been experiencing keyboard and mouse/tablet problems in GIMP and ufraw. From time to time the keyboard get unresponsive in GIMP (i.e., nothing happens when you press any key); the tablet gets sticky (e.g., in the curves tool, without touching the tablet with the pen, the curve points are moved). By clicking on the image both the keyboard and the tablet restart working.
In ufraw, as soon as I use any dropdown menu (e.g., for selection a preset curve), the keyboard cannot be used anymore in ufraw.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
I happens from time to time in GIMP, without precise actions to be executed (or at least I haven't found any).
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open a raw file in ufraw
2. select the "Base curve" tab
3. click the drop-down menu and select a curve (different than the one currently selected)
the keyboard gets unresponsive inside ufraw (it can still be used in other programs)
the keyboard should continue working as usual
Downgrading to the previous release of gtk2 fixes the problem with both programs.
Similar experience with gnucash. The keyboard seems to lose connection to the program once the reconciliation window is launched. Happened twice, but not 100% reproducible.
(In reply to comment #1)
This is happening all the time for me in Gnucash. It looks like the field I want to type into is focused, it's highlighted and I can see the cursor blinking, but I can't enter anything.
gtk2-2.24.13-1.fc17 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 17.
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 17 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing gtk2-2.24.13-1.fc17'
as soon as you are able to.
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(In reply to comment #4)
I no longer experience problems in GNUCash after this update.
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