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Re: Has anyone else's mouse/keyboard gone kind of wonky in recent days ?



On Wed, 21 Jan 2009 07:54:11 -0700
Linuxguy123 wrote:

> > An additional annoyance we've both
> > noticed on all 3 of our F10 computers is in Firefox about 20% of the
> > time a right mouse button click on any web page element will get
> > automatically and randomly interpreted as one of the right click
> > options but I'll never see the menu popup.  
> 
> I get the same thing !

I see this as well, and have even developed a hypothesis as
to when it happens:

I right click on a link, and use "open in new tab"

Then I move the mouse down a bit and right click on a new
link to bring up the menu so I can do another new tab.

But instead of brining up the menu again, it acts exactly
like the previous menu is still posted and I clicked
on the old menu's "bookmark this link" item which
was (when the menu was up) physically located over
the new link I just click on.

It is like either firefox itself or the X input
system has gotten the event timestamps confused
and it thinks the new click is on the old menu.


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