[Gambas-user] system has hung a lot recently.
adamnt42 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 11 22:24:09 CET 2023
Alt-F7 or Alt-F8 should take you back to the desktop
Alt-F1 to Alt-F6 are virtual terminals, the desktop usually runs on vt7
but it can vary. Read up on /etc/inittab
On 12/1/23 7:49 am, Bruce Steers wrote:
> On Wed, 11 Jan 2023, 21:06 Benoit Minisini,
> <benoit.minisini at gambas-basic.org
> <mailto:benoit.minisini at gambas-basic.org>> wrote:
> Le 11/01/2023 à 20:11, Benoit Minisini a écrit :
> > Le 11/01/2023 à 19:31, Bruce Steers a écrit :
> >> Has anyone else been finding their system frozen while debugging
> >> gambas projects?
> >> It's happened to me a lot of late , to the point i'm emailing here
> >> about it now.
> >> It seems to happen when error in a menu handler and it happens
> >> the attached project.
> >> What happens..
> >> On error the debugger shows the normal msg and red line of text
> >> but I no longer have any input control. mouse clicks and
> keyboard do
> >> nothing.
> >> The pointer moves around the screen but i cannot click anything.
> >> All i can do is hold down the power button and hard reset.
> > On X11, if a popup menu is opened, all keyboard and mouse events
> > captured by the popup window. It's called "keyboard and mouse grab".
> > Normally, I added a mechanism in the Qt and GTK+ component to
> > grabs when the debugger wakes up. But it seems to not be very
> > I will check with your project.
> > Anyway, when falling into that trap, you don't have to reboot.
> You can
> > hit ALT+F2 (or ALT+F3...) to open a Linux console, log in from
> > and kill the debugged process. In that case, X11 will automatically
> > release the grab.
> > I don't know if the behaviour is the same with Wayland.
> > Regards,
> OK, I confirm that the automatic grab release works with 'gb.qt5' but
> not with 'gb.gtk3'.
> Thank you Ben.
> Yes thinking about I had the ide in qt but testing the crash the
> loaded prog may have loaded gtk. 🙄
> And cheers for the tip. Seemed ctrl-alt-f3 was the only keyboard
> response I got, that opened a full screen terminal it from there all I
> could do was reboot as I couldn't figure out how to get back to the
> But was nicer to run the reset command than hold power button down.
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