[openbox] Openbox context menu not working

Johan Vromans jvromans at squirrel.nl
Sat Mar 26 19:18:56 EDT 2016

On Sat, 26 Mar 2016 22:46:33 +0000
Piscium <groknok at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have been using Openbox for years with Fedora. I upgraded from
> Fedora 21 -> Fedora 23 late last year, and since then I have an odd
> problem: the Openbox menu stops working some hours or days after
> reboot. By "Openbox menu" I mean the menu that appears when I
> right-click on some place where there is no window. When this happens,
> the scroll wheel stops doing its usual thing which is to switch
> workspaces. Alt-Tab still works. Also the mouse works as normal within
> a window.
> I tried "openbox --restart" (which in the past fixed minor issues for
> me) but it has no effect with this particular issue.
> I am using Openbox v. 3.6.1.
> Any ideas?

Exactly the problem I mentioned last year:

> From: Johan Vromans <jvromans at squirrel.nl>
> To: openbox mailing list <openbox at icculus.org>
> Subject: [openbox] Disappearing menus
> Date: Mon, 26 Oct 2015 08:38:42 +0100
> I'm running OpenBox on Fedora 22 with Mate. I have menus configured for
> mouse buttons 1, 2 and 3. All works fine. Most of the time.
> Sometimes suddenly the menus are gone. To be more precise: I can click
> the mouse buttons but nothing happens.

In the mean time I have gotten a suspicion that it is related to
installing/upgrading packages, but no solution ...

-- Johan

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