[arch-general] arch-general Digest, Vol 164, Issue 25
fredbezies at gmail.com
Tue Jun 19 07:23:25 UTC 2018
Le mar. 19 juin 2018 à 09:02, <arch-general-request at archlinux.org> a écrit :
> Message: 5
> Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 08:02:05 +0100
> From: Gurnaik V <gurnaikv at gmail.com>
> To: arch-general at archlinux.org
> Subject: Re: [arch-general] Upgrade to Linux 4.17.2 & xorg-server
> 1.20.0-8 breaks left-mouse in remote Linux desktops
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> On 19/06/18 07:31, Lukas Winkler via arch-general wrote:
> > On Tue, 19 Jun 2018 at 00:43, David C. Rankin
> > <drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com> wrote:
> >> All,
> >> This is a strange one, confirmed on two separate Archlinux Guests running in
> >> VirtualBox on Archlinux Hosts. I access the running VMs with rdesktop over the
> >> LAN. After update to Linux 4.17.2 & xorg-server 1.20.0-8, VirtualBox-5.2.12
> >> starts the Archlinux guests fine, X starts fine in the guests (running
> >> fluxbox), and pressing the right-mouse brings up the fluxbox-menu fine, but
> >> there is no way to select an item with the left-mouse.
> >> When the xterm is open, there is no way to grab the title-bar and move the
> >> xterm around, again, as if the left-mouse input isn't seen. An moving the
> >> cursor over the bottom of the window will not bring up the taskbar.
> >> This effects Linux guest, but not windows guests. I can start Win7 in a VM
> >> and opening in remote-desktop works just fine. (all mouse buttons work fine
> >> and the cursor position tracks properly bringing up the auto-hidden taskbar on
> >> mouseover)
> >> Can someone with a similar VirtualBox setup confirm this behavior? I suspect
> >> it would effect any Linux Guest that runs X and a desktop and is accessed with
> >> rdesktop. For all practical purposes this update prevent accessing Linux guest
> >> with rdesktop.
> >> --
> >> David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.
> > Hi David + List
> > Same behaviour for me. I resolved it by installing the synaptics input
> > driver in the guest for now as I did not have time to debug.
> > BR
> I have the same behaviour on my Arch Linux guest, but for me both right-
> and left-click do not work. I have had to downgrade the kernel and the
> VirtualBox guest modules.
Seeing the same here. If you have both linux 4.17.x and Xorg 1.20.x in
a guest with VirtualBox 5.2.12 managing it, mouse focus is lost.
I found a "dirty" workaround. Blacklisting vboxguest. I opened a bug
upstream : https://www.virtualbox.org/ticket/17827
At least, I got my mouse focus back!
fredbezies at gmail.com
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