Can't move a window with mouse
John R. Sowden
jsowden at americansentry.net
Sun Apr 6 09:26:17 BST 2008
> I should not reply to mails like this, but I am a good person so let's
> go :-)
> If you have this behaviour, then the options are:
> a) You made something very wrong.
> b) You have a Linux distribution [[that is not Debian]] in an epoch
> with bugs.
> Possible solutions:
> a) Try to find out what you made wrong. Alternatively, try
> reinstalling kwin, and overwriting the old configuration files.
> b) Try upgrading the packages.
> Or the solution that always works: format and install [[Debian]] Linux
> from scratch (not the distribution LFS, I mean: install Linux from the
> beginning... :-D ).
> In the meantime, you can move the window by clicking and dragging on
> any point inside while pressing the Alt key. And you can replace the
> upper right buttons with the menu that appears after clicking on the
> upper left button (this is valid for Kwin, I do not know about compiz).
> On 02/04/2008, *John R. Sowden* <jsowden at americansentry.net
> <mailto:jsowden at americansentry.net>> wrote:
> When I move the mouse pointer to the title bar to move a window, I
> get a
> double ended arrow, either vertical or horizontal. I cannot grab the
> window and move it, nor will the boxes in the upper right corner
You're right. I failed to give some necessary data: Suse 10.3, at the
time I was running OpenOffice.org 2.3, although it happened with other
than OOo. Since I do not change the kde version of an existing
distribution, I am running the KDE version that same with Suse 10.3. I
do not modify (re-compile) my distribution. This happened out of the
blue. I have since shut down the computer and restarted. The problem
My concern: I'm sure it will happen again.
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