Keyboard stops functioning

Shlomi Fish shlomif at
Sun Sep 16 08:51:08 EDT 2012

Hi nospam2009archive,

On Sun, 16 Sep 2012 08:40:45 -0400
nospam2009archive <nospam2009archive at> wrote:

> Hello,
> I am running Fedora 17 XFCE. The keyboard suddenly stops functioning
> in pidgin. I found one workaround cited on google whereby one chooses
> input method and reselects "system ( simple ). This works for entry
> boxes used to send messages, but I noticed that when I try to create
> a new status, the keyboard still does not function. I skipped the
> latest fedora 17 prebuild and compiled directly from source. Still no
> change. Is there a solution?

See this bug:

I reported it and it seems that upgrade to gtk+2.0 2.24.12 fixes it. Other gtk+2.0
programs, such as claws-mail were also influenced by it.


	Shlomi Fish

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