could you go in Edit > Input Devices. You should see a device
representing your mouse (here that's called TPPS/2 IBM Trackpoint but
probably the name can be else), or your touchpad if a laptop. Make
sure the mode is "disabled", and not "screen". If on "screen", it may
explain why your mouse won't work for drawing. Tell us how it went.
On Sun, Jul 14, 2013 at 5:06 AM, ArRaf <for...@gimpusers.com> wrote:
>>Hello. Some time ago, the Gimp stopped responding to my mouse in the
>>window. In other windows and on menus the mouse works fine (ie I can
>>brushes and such and use the interface without problems), but in the
>>window (or more precicely, the canvas area) it's as if the mouse
>>exist. All kinds of clicks are ignored, the rulers doesn't show the
>>of the cursor, and the position in the lower left also isn't updated
>>set once upon entering the window, but after that it's dead). My
>>still works fine, but not being able to use the mouse for anything is
>>This originally happened out of the blue one day while using Gimp
>>(I unfortunately have no idea what caused this to happen). I tried
>>to 2.2.12 and then 2.3.13, without success. I also deleted the
>>directory in the hope that regenerating the config would fix the
>>no. No matter what I do, I can't make the Gimp recognize the mouse in
>>image window. The mouse isn't anything special, and it used to work
>>exact same X config I've got now. I haven't changed the xorg.conf
>>several months. The Gimp is the only application with this problem.
>>This is on a dual-core amd64 processor in 64-bit mode (haven't tried
>>Linux kernel 2.6.18, Xorg 7.1.
>>Does anyone know what might be causing this, and how to fix it ?
> I have the same problem, can anyone help? If there are bug fixes, please can
> anyone give me the link?
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