[openbox] Busy cursor problem with Openbox using Konqueror file manager

David Barr david at chalkskeletons.com
Fri Jan 13 18:23:59 EST 2006

On Fri, 2006-01-13 at 14:56 -0800, prosolutions at gmx.net wrote:
> When opening an application using the Konqueror file manager by clicking
> on a file - such as an .avi file - Konqueror either displays a busy
> cursor while the associated application loads or doesn't display one -
> depending upon the advanced settings dialog for each associated
> application under the "Edit file type" dialog.  Even when busy cursor is
> disabled, Openbox incorrectly displays the busy cursor - always for a
> period of 30 seconds after the application is launched - regardless of
> the fact that the application may have only taken a few seconds to
> actyally load.  
> I can verify that this unwanted busy cursor does not occur under Gnome, IceWM, nor KDE.
> Is there some hack where I could perhaps comment out some lines in the
> Openbox source to just totally disable the busy cursor?  Or would it be
> possible to fix this bug?
i think if you run ./configure --disable-startup-notification, job's a
good un.

but don't quote me on that.

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