Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at
Mon Jun 21 15:59:52 PDT 2010

On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 09:07:00AM -0400, Peter A. Buhr wrote:
> I have been using mwm for over 20 years. I just installed Ubuntu 10.4 on my
> laptop and now when I press Alt-button1 in a window (versus frame) to raise
> the window (defined in my .mwmrc file), mwm locks up and only allows input into
> the window where I performed the Alt-button1. (It also fails for Alt-button2
> and Alt-button3, which are defined to do other actions.) I have to kill mwm and
> restart it to make it work again. I have no problems on Ubuntu 8.4 and 9.10. Is
> anyone else having this problem? Can anyone suggest what's going wrong? I've
> tried everything to make it work, including building and installing the latest
> and older versions of open-motif. I really don't want to switch window
> managers, as I love the simplicity of mwm. HELP!!!

sounds like a stuck grab. I need your mwmrc file and whatever other
configuration matters to reproduce this. Without a reliable reproducer,
debugging this will be rather hard.


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