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Bug#994904: general: Wayland-Gnome-freeze in VMware when automatic ungrab while scrolling

Package: general
Severity: normal
X-Debbugs-Cc: volker.jung@flexible-solutions.de

Dear Maintainer,

I installed Debian 11 in VMware Player 16.1.2 build-17966106 running on Windows 10. Most things are fine, tools are automatically
installed. While working I discovered random freezes of the gnome session. After a while I noticed three cases when this happens.
Whenever gnome seems to be interested in mouse movement like when interacting with scrollbars or menus or when double clicking a
file in nautilus which leads to creation of new window the session will freeze if the mouse leaves the VM. With scrollbars this can
easily be reproduced especially while using Firefox.

My temporary solution is prohibiting the automatic ungrab operation which leads to a stable non freezing system. But of course that's
not a good solution for all time.

Please find out how this occurs and how it can be fixed. I guess it has something to do with a collapsing mouse communication which
seems to affect communication with other parts of gnome. Sometimes the freeze starts with the mouse action and then runs over more
steps. You can click other parts of the UI, activate other Windows but this gets worse fast and some seconds later you have a full

Thanks in advance and kind regards.

Volker Jung

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