__/ [Konrad] on Thursday 20 October 2005 01:59 \__
> fxcallewaert@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
>> I have a system running Kubuntu 5.10 and it is not responding
>> The cursor changed to a plus signed framed on the upper and right side
>> (see ascii 'art' below :))
>> I can still move the cursor but can't select windows, the keyboard
>> focus is nowhere. I haven't been able to get out of this state except
>> by rebooting.
>> As I'm a newbie on Linux, am I missing something obvious ?
>> Mystery cursor :
>> | |
>> | -- --
>> | |
> This looks like a GTK drag&drop cursor (maybe from Firefox).
> You can always press Ctrl+Alt+F1, login, and run "killall -9 app-name"
Yes! Exactly what I was about to suggest even before I read the response.
That grey cursor often indicates that drag-and-drop is not a possibility. I
am fairly sure this only ever shows up when using Firefox. Speaking of
Kubuntu, I heard somewhere that is is less stable then Ubuntu, if not more
broadly filled with bugs.
Hope it helps,
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