Subject: Re: mozilla won't accept text input
To: Simon Burge <email@example.com>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/30/2004 22:02:58
In message <20040731014700.D0D4C23418@thoreau.thistledown.com.au>, Simon Burge
>Eric Schnoebelen wrote:
>> Simon Gerraty writes:
>> - On Thu, 29 Jul 2004 01:01:11 -0500, Peter Seebach writes:
>> - >In Simon Gerraty writes:
>> - >>I've got mozilla-1.6nb1 on 2.0G, and it works fine - expect that none
>> - >>of the dialogue boxes accept any input.
>> - >
>> - >If you're using twm or certain other window managers, yes, it's a famous
>> - >bug from Mozilla trying to outsmart the window manager's focus... Been th
>> - >forever.
>> - bingo! Yes, I'm using twm - haven't gotten around to installing
>> - anything else.
>> Turn on DecorateTransients, and Mozilla and friends will
>> behave better..
>I'm using ctwm and have DecorateTransients on already and still see this
>problem. I also have NoTitle too, so I'm not entirely sure why I have
>DecorateTransients, but this ctwmrc has grown over about 10 years...
I have DecorateTransients set with twm, and I still have problems. But
I'd be surprised if it had any effect; the problems I see with Galeon
appear to be within Galeon's own windows; I don't think twm is involved
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.research.att.com/~smb