Can't "alt-tab" to Xterm window

Ryan Johnson
Fri Jun 18 19:42:00 GMT 2010

On 8:59 PM, Craig Moore wrote:
> If I switch away from my xterm window (alt-tab), and then try to
> switch back, nothing happens. I have to right-click on the title of
> the window in the taskbar, which usually activates the window and
> brings it to the font. It happens pretty consistently so I was
> wondering if anyone knew how to fix this?
This is a fairly well-known (but still undiagnosed?) bug in the 1.8 
server. Workaround is to roll back to the previous 1.7 series. You can 
see a discussion about it in the list archives with the subject "Slow 
response to keypresses in xorg-server-1.8.0-1"


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