irkick blocks keyboard

Philip Rodrigues philip.rodrigues at
Mon Jul 30 21:59:48 BST 2007

Florian Lindner wrote:

> Hello,
> I have IR remote control with lircd. Everything is working fine as long as
> I don't start irkick. irkick used to work on KDE <3.5.7 but now it
> completely blocks my keyboard. No keystrokes at all (also Ctrl + Alt + F1)
> work. IR also does not work. As soon as I quit irkick everthing is back to
> normal.
> Anyone an idea what could be wrong?

FWIW, there are some known bugs regarding apps locking up the keyboard. See,
and .
You might be bumping into an instance of the same thing.

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