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Re: Galeon problems (unstable)?



on Thu, Mar 28, 2002, Paul Smith (pausmith@nortelnetworks.com) wrote:
> I've been using the galeon/mozilla-browser/mozilla-psm combo for about 6
> months now and love it.  I'm always using the stuff out of unstable
> although most of my system is Woody (I do it with apt-get -t unstable).
> 
> However, on one of the three Debian boxes I use regularly I have this
> very odd problem where text input boxes lose focus all by themselves
> after about 30-40 seconds; I'll be typing away in a text box for example
> and all of a sudden none of my characters are getting printed; I have to
> click again with the mouse then it works for a while then loses focus
> again.  This happens in any text entry box: URL, on a web page, even in
> a basic authentication dialogue.

Check for any open pages with a Meta-Refresh pragma.  This will grab
focus from the current text dialog even if you don't loose window focus
itself.  I've had to tune back a few of our network monitoring tools (or
access them in a different browser) because of aggressive refresh
frequencies.

Peace.

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