[Gambas-user] system has hung a lot recently.
dickson.tim at googlemail.com
Thu Jan 12 12:30:57 CET 2023
usually,as you say alt-F1 to alt-F6 are vt's and alt-F7 is for graphical
however, more recently, some window session managers, - think sddm are
often configured to re-use the tty1 (alt-F1)
so it is worth adding that to the list when attempting to switch back to
On 11/01/2023 21:24, BB wrote:
> 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> 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
>> >> 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 etc..
>> >> 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 are
>> > captured by the popup window. It's called "keyboard and mouse
>> > 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
>> > 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'
>> 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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