Re: comment about Linux
Torsten Hilbrich wrote:
> dada <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Hi....
> > Is true that I never lose control on my linux box, but some times I lose
> > control in my X-Windows and I must restart the X. Is that usual?
> > I supose that's due to use some aplications. But if this is true, why I
> > lose control on all aplications that I'm using?
> Some application (especially Motif-ones) sometimes grab all mouse and
> keyboard event (e.g. when you select a submenu).
ahhhhhhhh....sometime Communicator do it, but only grab communicator and
its applications (the other ones keep on running fine.)
If the application
> (or the widget library) forgets to correctly release the grab you will
> be unable to do anything with X-Window System, including switching to
> other terminals using ctrl-alt-f<x> and zapping X11 using ctrl-alt-bs.
> The only solution is a terminal attached to your computer, some people
> use their calculators (the better TI and HP ones) for this purpose.
ohhhhhhhhhhh... that's vodoo for me... whith an calculator?
> You can also use another computer in a local network to remote login
> into your machine.
Yes, that's the way i used.
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