[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2020-09-30 Thread Sega
I was hit by this issue, when for some reason the left clicks (but not the right ones) on the touchpad were occasionally blocked (Ubuntu 18.04 kernel 5.4.0-48). Disabling the extensions (I had two: appindicators and dock) solved the issue. -- You received this bug notification because you are a

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2020-08-31 Thread Dominik Danieluk
The same issue here in Fedora32 gnome-shell 3.36.5. Alt+F2->(r) fixes the issue for a while, but in some time it comes back. The mouse clicks are inactive in the middle of the screen (horizontally), but seem to work correctly on the left and right. For example in Chrome with 29 tabs opened, first

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2020-08-07 Thread Daniel van Vugt
** Tags removed: eoan -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1181666 Title: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows To manage notifications about this bug go

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2020-07-05 Thread Philipp
Daniel, the shell itself is still usable in my scenario. You can open the calendar, options menu on the top right and even new windows from the panel. But the windows itself and desktop (including right click menu) are frozen. I just tested it with the latest gnome 3.36.3 updates and it still

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2020-06-21 Thread Daniel van Vugt
Philipp, This bug is about only app windows not responding to clicks, not the shell itself. If you experience problems with parts of the shell not responding to clicks then please open a new bug by running: ubuntu-bug gnome-shell -- You received this bug notification because you are a member

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2020-05-08 Thread Philipp
Here is my journal -f output when the bug happens. The moment it freezes: JS ERROR: Error: incorrect grab helper pop Every (no longer working) click after the freeze will result in this message: JS ERROR: TypeError: this._grabStack[i] is undefined ** Attachment added: "journal -f"

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2020-05-08 Thread Philipp
I can easily reproduce this bug on Ubuntu 20.04 with right and left clicking on the desktop to open the context menu alot. On many different machines and virtual machines. This does NOT happen for me when gnome-shell-extension-desktop-icons is deactivated. On some machines I have to explicitly

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2020-04-27 Thread Daniel van Vugt
That reminds me... Everyone please note something very particular about this bug: > I can still move the mouse around and can still click on items in the Activities screen and the top-bar. If you find you can't click on Activities or the top bar then this is NOT the right bug for you. In that

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2020-04-26 Thread David Nikkel
I've just experienced this for the first time in Ubuntu 20.04 official release. I did a fresh install of 20.04 on a system I had been running 19.10 on without ever experiencing this issue. I am running the proprietary NVidia driver with a GT 1030 card, not using the built-in graphics in my

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2020-04-20 Thread Daniel van Vugt
Steve, Please use these instructions to report crashes as new bugs: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bugs/Responses#Missing_a_crash_report_or_having_a_.crash_attachment Crashes should not be discussed here. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2020-04-20 Thread Steve Walker
After further testing I find the following in the logs at the approximate time of crash: gnome-shell[4057]: Attempting to run a JS callback during garbage collection. This is most likely caused by destroying a Clutter actor or GTK widget with ::destroy signal connected, or using the destroy(),

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2020-04-20 Thread Steve Walker
Also running 20.04 LTS pre-release and seeing this problem with wired mouse. Haven't tried wireless mouse. Fresh install yesterday. Gnome 3.36.1. Haven't yet found a culprit but I do have Chrome installed. Seems to happen whether Chrome is running or not. Confirming that ALT-F2 and running the

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2020-03-30 Thread Daniel van Vugt
** Tags added: eoan focal -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1181666 Title: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows To manage notifications about this bug

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2020-03-30 Thread Dario Jorge Vázquez Arguija
This is also happening in Ubuntu 20.04 with Gnome 3.36 and is very annoying -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1181666 Title: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2020-02-27 Thread SimonWerner
I got this problem today and I get it maybe once or twice a month. I'm running Ubuntu 19.10 with Gnome 3.34.2. Today the problem was occurring with my laptop trackpad. It corrected itself when I turned on my wireless Logitech mouse. I keep my GNOME extensions pretty minimal, I only have GNOME

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2020-01-24 Thread Daniel van Vugt
** Tags removed: disco -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1181666 Title: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows To manage notifications about this bug go

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-11-19 Thread Arnaud D
After days of fresh reinstallations and tests, I finally found what was causing this on my end and finally solved it by using a xorg configuration override 10-evdev.conf as shown on [1] Offender: Gaming mouse driver (Saitek Cyborg R.A.T.9 Wireless Mouse) Driver: libinput After a bit of

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-11-06 Thread Arnaud D
Oh no the bug happens again with the desktop icons properly set, so it is not the root cause, pfff I'm setting up at work and home the same Linux setup, at home this is the focus bug fest, at work the bug never happened a single time ! Every click success and I do not have the problems I have at

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-11-05 Thread Arnaud D
desktop file with missing icon on disk ** Attachment added: "poc.desktop" https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/mutter/+bug/1181666/+attachment/5303127/+files/poc.desktop -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu.

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-11-05 Thread Arnaud D
Hello, sent there by some reference of 'pushModal: invocation of begin_modal failed', this seems the best ticket to share infos. Here I can reproduce the issue on Arch Linux and 2 different desktop display, gnome nautilus with gnome files and also on cinnamon with nemo On cinnamon and nemo, I'm

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-11-04 Thread George Yakovlev
Release: Ubuntu 19.10 Kernel: 5.0.0-31-generic GNOME: 3.34.1 Freshly installed, so no extensions. The problem happens *only* on Logitech M185 mouse. Did not observe it with other mice. When bug happens touchpad on Dell XPS 13 (2019) stops working in the same fashion Left mouse button gets

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-10-14 Thread Daniel van Vugt
thebravoman, Please be sure to uninstall that extension. Just turning extensions off is not enough to prevent them from interfering with the shell :( -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu.

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-10-14 Thread Bruce Pieterse
To expand on what Daniel said: 1. Start with one extension and remove it from Gnome Tweak Tools or the GNOME Shell Extensions web site: https://extensions.gnome.org/local/ 2. Restart GNOME Shell with ALT+F2, type in r then hit enter 3. If don't experience this bug for a few hours or days (days

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-10-14 Thread thebravoman
Yes. Versions GNOME Shell 3.32.2 Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description:Ubuntu 19.04 Release:19.04 Codename: disco Only extension in tweaks is Alt-Tab Switcher Popup Delay Removal I have tried to turn it off, but this does not help. -- You received this bug notification because

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-10-14 Thread Daniel van Vugt
Please mention which version of Ubuntu/Gnome Shell you have the problem with. Everyone please also ensure you have tried uninstalling (not just disabling) all non-Ubuntu extensions. Since so many bugs are caused by extensions we need to exclude those as a first step. -- You received this bug

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-10-14 Thread thebravoman
One more person, me, confirming the existing of this and how counter productive it is. My daily work with Gnome involves clicking 7-8 times for every time I want to click on something. I've done my clicks for more than two lifetimes. -- You received this bug notification because you are a

Re: [Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-10-13 Thread Scott Palmer
I can confirm that I am still having this issue on 3.34 as well (Manjaro). This is shocking to me that anyone using Gnome to develop doesn't encounter this bug at minimum of 5x per day. Or are Gnome developers using MacOS and MBPs to develop like those in the lol "Linux" Foundation. +Scott

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-10-13 Thread kohey
Yes, the issue still happens with 3.34. My work around is to trigger the following script through a keyboard shortcut. gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.peripherals.touchpad send-events disabled sleep 1 gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.peripherals.touchpad send-events enabled gsettings set

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-10-06 Thread Daniel van Vugt
The possible fix I mentioned in comment #68: https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/mutter/merge_requests/189 is in Gnome 3.34 and Ubuntu 19.10 now. However, since this bug became quiet long before that, it seems like something else fixed it already for most people(?) ** Tags added: disco -- You

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-10-04 Thread midopa
I get this problem several times a day and it's become very frustrating. Ubuntu 18.04.3 GNOME 3.28.2 Please let me know if any additional information can help triage the bug. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu.

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-07-21 Thread Daniel van Vugt
** Tags removed: cosmic raring -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1181666 Title: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows To manage notifications about this

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-07-12 Thread Sarkis Nanyan
Hello! I've exactly the same problem. Version: GNOME Shell 3.32.2 But I've found easy workaround solution, then it happens: I just press Super button, and toggle the windows view. After that, the freeze is gone. But it happens more then twice per day for me, so it's kinda annoying. -- You

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-06-30 Thread Daniel van Vugt
That is bug 1832426 so please discuss it there. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1181666 Title: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows To manage

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-06-29 Thread Evgeniy Check
Hello anybody. Yes a has same issue too - it happens because an of running application was hung up. System detect it and show pop - up message in the middle of screen about waiting or force closing hung application. More often it happens during debugging an application, when break point was

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-06-29 Thread Evgeniy Check
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[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-06-28 Thread Jason Bassett
I too am experiencing this issue when using: Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS Gnome 3.28.2 Mouse moves but unable to click anything for a minute or two. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1181666

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-05-26 Thread Bug Watch Updater
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[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-05-26 Thread Daniel van Vugt
Link fixed. Sorry, the new Launchpad bug tracker for Gnome Shell was broken and inserted bad links for a while. ** Bug watch added: bugzilla.gnome.org/ #762193 https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=762193 ** Changed in: gnome-shell Importance: Critical => Unknown ** Changed in:

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-05-24 Thread Ville Ranki
I'm probably experiencing the same bug, although it happens right after login. I can't click on windows and keyboard doesn't do anything. It can take minutes until gnome starts working. Really annoying. The links to related gnome bugs don't work btw. -- You received this bug notification

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-05-14 Thread Ingo Keck
Ok, I solved the problem in my case. Given it seemed to be a communication problem I go the idea it could be ownership of sockets. I found various folders in my home directory were not owned by my local user and/or were not readable. Root owned .dbus and .gvfs, below .local were files/folders

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-05-14 Thread Ingo Keck
Since yesterday I am also massively affected by this issue (Ubuntu 19.04, Dell Latitude 7280). The mouse buttons 'stop working' every few minutes, making working for me very tiresome. The only gnome extensions I have active are the frippery move clock, system monitor and desktop icons. Shortly

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-04-26 Thread Cubic PPA
I do not have this issue: 1. I am not using Workspace Grid. 2. I also removed the Ubuntu version of Dash to Dock $ apt --yes --quiet autoremove --purge gnome-shell-extension-ubuntu-dock Then, I downloaded and installed... https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/307/dash-to-dock/ Since Dash to

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-04-26 Thread Paul Dorman
I can confirm that Benjamin has solved the issue for us with comment #89. I too was a user of the Workspace Grid extension. It doesn't start at all in Dingo, and is greyed out in gnome-tweaks. I removed the plugin through extensions.gnome.org and restarted, and now everything is working. Thank

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-04-26 Thread Paul Dorman
Hi again folks, sadly, in comment #93 I was mistaken. Reverting gnome- shell-extension-ubuntu-dock does not fix the issue. It appeared to work on one machine, once, and in my haste I reported the downgrade as a possible workaround. This is not correct, and I apologise if I got your hopes up. I

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-04-26 Thread Paul Dorman
I can say with reasonable confidence that this bug is introduced by gnome-shell-extension-ubuntu-dock_64ubuntu7_all.deb. I downgraded by downloading gnome-shell-extension-ubuntu-dock_64ubuntu6_all.deb from https://launchpad.net/~ci-train-ppa-

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-04-26 Thread Paul Dorman
I can reliably reproduce this issue by clicking either Activities on the top bar, or by clicking "Show Applications" on the dock. With the latter, the Applications Search dialogue comes up, but no icons are shown for recent applications. All applications are shown as expected. Once the Search

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-04-25 Thread PJSingh5000
I am using 18.10 and I have not yet experienced this issue. For me, in 18.04, something that consistently triggered this bug was whenever I accidentally touched the touch-screen on my laptop while adjusting it. In 19.04, I am able to interact with the touch-screen using my fingers, and this

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-04-25 Thread Benjamin Burns
Also worth mentioning that the issue was present when running under both Wayland and XOrg. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1181666 Title: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-04-25 Thread Benjamin Burns
I believe that I managed to fix this on my machine. I'd suggest to anyone having this issue to check for and uninstall any workspace- related extensions in gnome-tweaks. Read on for more detail. This problem appeared for me after updating to 19.04 from 18.10. Like everyone else, I could click on

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-02-26 Thread Daniel van Vugt
Note to self, and others: I think there might still be uninitialized memory problems in mutter, similar to an earlier fix: https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/mutter/commit/294cceaeb8ecfd468132eff8af1f75c9d60ff21d I remember thinking at the time that similar bugs might exist elsewhere in mutter, but

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-02-25 Thread Serge Wagener
I switched from gnome-shell to elementary-desktop while waiting for a solution, and the problem disappeared. So it is really a gnome-shell (or extension or whatever) problem. To mention: I have the EXACT same beheaviour as the OP, meaning the mouse clicks are not working INSIDE the open windows.

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-02-25 Thread LVlad
I have the same issue. Sometimes programs don't react on mouse clicks, but mouse cursor working. I have no idea how to reproduce the issue. But waiting a minute or so resolve the problem. At the same moment keyboard, left favorites menu and activities work fine. Seems this is the issue of

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-02-23 Thread Serge Wagener
+1, exact same problem. Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS, latest updates / upgrades as of today. DELL XPS 13 9350 Problem started immediately after upgrading to 18.04 logout / login workaround does the trick, but problem comes back every half an hour or so. So Ubuntu not usable on my beloved notebook :-( --

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-02-18 Thread Steve McConnel
The program I mentioned in my previous comment is available as a debian/ubuntu package from http://packages.sil.org/ubuntu as bloom-desktop or bloom-desktop-beta. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu.

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-02-18 Thread Steve McConnel
I'm not sure whether my bug is the same one or even related in its underlying cause. A program that I've helped write is exhibiting a constant failure to respond to mouse clicks in one subwindow that is implemented by an embedded mozilla browser window inside a Mono C# program. Keyboard input

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-02-17 Thread Daniel van Vugt
** Tags added: cosmic -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1181666 Title: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows To manage notifications about this bug go

Re: [Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-02-10 Thread Scott Palmer
The solution until this is solved is to use something other than gnome shell as far as I know. Mint Cinnamon and Elementary are both popular alternatives. On Sun, Feb 10, 2019, 1:29 PM Adrian <1181...@bugs.launchpad.net wrote: > I am facing the same issue in Ubuntu 18.10. The super key randomly

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-02-10 Thread Adrian
I am facing the same issue in Ubuntu 18.10. The super key randomly stops working and I loose control of all windows except for the active window, which in some cases also stops working and cannot even do clicks there. The workaround I found is to close all windows, lock the screen and the problem

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-02-08 Thread kinshuk4
I am facing a similar issue in Ubuntu 18.04. I have to do alt-tab couple of times to make it work. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1181666 Title: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-01-18 Thread Lev Levchenko
UPD: WIN key fixes exactly at mouse unplug. Ubuntu 18.10. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1181666 Title: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows To

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-01-17 Thread Rocko
@Daniel: I still see this bug occasionally in 18.10 and 19.04. When it happens, the ubuntu dock and the status bar still work, but none of the applications will accept any input, including gnome-terminal. You can switch applications using the dock, but alt-tab doesn't do anything, and ALT-F2

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-01-16 Thread Daniel van Vugt
Interesting that I don't see any reports of this bug from 18.10 and later. Is that correct? -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1181666 Title: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-01-16 Thread Lev Levchenko
And bug reproduces again. +WIN key blocked again at that moment. Interesting observation: unplug-plug mouse helps, hit becomes correct and WIN key working again. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu.

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2019-01-09 Thread Helsinki dude
This bug has also started to appear for me. I found a quick temporary fix: Click on the top bar of the window and nouse clicks starts to work again. A possible factor that may caused problem to start appearing might be that i changed the font size from 12 to 10. The gnome do have lots of bugs so

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-10-24 Thread stian
> On that note, everyone please UNLOAD ALL YOUR EXTENSIONS and verify this bug still happens without any. If you then find it was caused by a particular extension, please list it here. It seems to be caused by the windows-alt-tab extension here. I've been able to reproduce it if I have more than

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-09-09 Thread Daniel van Vugt
dvo, this looks like it. Please run this command to log a new bug: ubuntu-bug psensor and if that fails, then https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/psensor/+filebug -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu.

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-09-08 Thread dvo
Thanks @Daniel von Vugt for your comment. Meanwhile I experienced the issue again with the "Workspace Indicator" extension not being installed, so this cannot be the culprit in my case. Yet while trying to switch workspaces I briefly saw again that silly Psensor popup window "Authentication is

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-08-26 Thread Daniel van Vugt
Yes, a shell should be able to survive misbehaving apps. If not then that's a (separate?) bug. I doubt gnome-shell will ever be able to survive buggy extensions. More likely the ability to load extensions would just be dropped. But that's not something being considered that I know of. On that

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-08-26 Thread dvo
I just had again a similar problem with current Ubuntu and Gnome 3: mouse left clicks and terminal focus did not work. Alt-F2 including command input and Alt-tab worked but super-tab did not (maybe I use some non-standard setting here). I also had the "Workspace Indicator" (but not

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-08-24 Thread Daniel van Vugt
I have a theory some instances of this bug could be caused by the non- deterministic nature of 'get_dirty_pixel' in the mutter source code. You don't need to know what that means, but if you have the knowledge to test patches then please try this one:

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-08-24 Thread Daniel van Vugt
(That page is two patches actually. You need both.) -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1181666 Title: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows To manage

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-08-23 Thread ulrich
this seems to happen when for example: i use gPodder to save podcast to a thumbdrive/networkshare while the gPodder save dialog is blocking i cannot click links in firefox. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu.

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-08-23 Thread Lev Levchenko
With last update bug can be reproduced again. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1181666 Title: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows To manage

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-08-22 Thread Fabio Chino
Update: I tested on Wayland and the problem persists. I also discovered that, if I move the mouse and wait at least 1 second before I press the button, the click is always computed. Just in case, I also monitored the processor load and the issue happens even when the processor is idle. -- You

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-08-22 Thread Fabio Chino
Until I performed the last update on 2018-08-16, I was not experiencing this issue. Now I started to experience random mouse clicks misses with no apparent pattern, making the usage very annoying but not impossible. Usually I misses the first clicks right after I move the mouse to the desired

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-08-21 Thread jv110
Try alt+F5. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1181666 Title: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows To manage notifications about this bug go to:

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-08-16 Thread Daniel van Vugt
** Tags added: bionic -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1181666 Title: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows To manage notifications about this bug go

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-08-11 Thread Lev Levchenko
With recent updates my issue seems fixed. I cannot reproduce it anymore. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1181666 Title: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-08-05 Thread jMyles
Ahh, finally I have discovered a workaround. This command, executed in a TTY (which I can access with ctrl-alt-F5 or similar), seems to gently restart gnome-shell and give me everything back with my applications all still running: dbus-send --type=method_call --print-reply --dest=org.gnome.Shell

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-08-05 Thread jMyles
vanvugt, No, my keyboard does still interact with the "gnome system stuff", including being able to use the windows key. I can also click the grid icon in the lower-left to get the same effect. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-08-05 Thread Lev Levchenko
Add: bug is not reproduced if I do login, logoff and login second time. And bug is not reproduced through XRDP. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1181666 Title: gnome-shell randomly

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-08-05 Thread Lev Levchenko
Add: after bug is reproduced, WIN key stops working. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1181666 Title: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows To manage

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-08-05 Thread Lev Levchenko
On my side (Ubuntu 18.04) keyboard is working and click looks like misses window position\passes to other window. I have very easy way to check if bug is reproduced or not: after login start firefox and check cursor over address string, if it's default cursor and do not change over time - bug

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-08-02 Thread Daniel van Vugt
jMyles, does your keyboard also stop responding to everything, including the Windows key? If so then that sounds like your shell is frozen, which is a different bug. In that case please open a new bug by running: ubuntu-bug gnome-shell on the machine. -- You received this bug notification

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-08-02 Thread jMyles
I am experiencing this issue and it's just totally crippling. I can't keep a session going for more than a few minutes without suddenly losing the ability to interact with applications. The specifics of my experience more closely match bug #1730229 - although that is marked as a duplicate of

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-07-06 Thread Keith David Winkler
I found that the "Workspace Indicator" was causing this problem for me. https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/21/workspace-indicator/ Clean install of 18.04 on real hardware. Xorg session. Nvidia 1050 with open source drivers. 2k resolution. Problem did NOT occur for two weeks. Installed

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-06-08 Thread PJSingh5000
I don't use workspaces-to-dock, and I still have the issue. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1181666 Title: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows To

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-06-08 Thread dukat
This bug happens around every 2nd day for me. It's incredibly annoying and affects my Ubuntu experience in a really bad way. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1181666 Title: gnome-shell

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-05-09 Thread Daniel van Vugt
Do people find this is any worse/better in Wayland vs Xorg sessions? -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1181666 Title: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-05-09 Thread Simon Eisenmann
Oh wow this was driving me nuts - and indeed the "workspaces-to-dock" extension caused it like in comment #48 - thanks! -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1181666 Title: gnome-shell

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-04-24 Thread Juja
Here is reported: https://github.com/passingthru67/workspaces-to- dock/issues/134 ** Bug watch added: github.com/passingthru67/workspaces-to-dock/issues #134 https://github.com/passingthru67/workspaces-to-dock/issues/134 -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-04-24 Thread Juja
In my case the bug was on gnome-shell extension "workspaces-to- dock"(https://github.com/passingthru67/workspaces-to-dock). I found this log entry: Apr 24 10:33:35 hostname gnome-shell[2736]: JS ERROR: TypeError: this._porthole is

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-04-04 Thread Rocko
I sometimes find that not only mouse clicks get blocked, but everything except ubuntu-dock and the Activities overview stops accepting input. (I can't ALT-F2 to restart gnome, and I can't ALT-tab between apps.) On a couple of occasions I found that it was a single app that had captured input (and

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-03-25 Thread Daniel van Vugt
You should ignore most gnome-shell log messages as they are almost always irrelevant to whatever problem you're trying to diagnose :P -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1181666 Title:

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-03-23 Thread juri
I have the same problem as described from other users: solution is to toggle the Terminal (Ctrl + Alt + F1) and then toggle bock to Gnome (Gtrl + Alt + F7) /var/log/messeges Mar 23 10:16:30 HOST gnome-shell[2076]: clutter_layout_manager_get_child_meta: assertion 'CLUTTER_IS_LAYOUT_MANAGER

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-02-05 Thread Daniel van Vugt
No, I think that's probably luck or an indirect side-effect. The issues with clicks being ignored are in the 'mutter' code. ** Package changed: gnome-shell (Ubuntu) => mutter (Ubuntu) ** Also affects: gnome-shell (Ubuntu) Importance: Undecided Status: New ** Changed in: gnome-shell

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-02-05 Thread jdvauguet
Upgrading from 4.13.0 to 4.14.15 did not solve the issue for me. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1181666 Title: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-01-29 Thread Greg
I upgraded to kernel 4.14.15 with ukuu and the problem seems to have gone away. I have a thinkpad x1 tablet. :) -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1181666 Title: gnome-shell randomly

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-01-16 Thread Daniel van Vugt
After recently fixing bug 1739625, I now think some instances of this bug will be similar to that -- a missing call to clutter_actor_set_reactive(). Windows won't respond to mouse clicks until mutter calls that function for them. And there are various classes of application that will call that

[Bug 1181666] Re: gnome-shell randomly blocks mouse clicks from working in app windows

2018-01-12 Thread Greg
I have the same issue as well, and the same result as LuisC when I run `gnome-shell -r`. I also have a touch screen, and interestingly, the windows still accept input from the touchscreen even when the mouse point does not work. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of

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