VirtualBox

Ticket #4634 (new defect)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

Mouse capturing problem

Reported by: g6672D Owned by:
Priority: major Component: GUI
Version: VirtualBox 3.0.0 Keywords: mouse capture host keys
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: Linux

Description

If the mouse is captured, and I'm running a guest that doesn't have guest additions (read: OpenBSD), pressing one of the host keys that triggers an "Are You Sure?", like HOST+R doesn't release the mouse, and I cannot answer the dialog box. In that state, the VM is still stealing all input, so using the PC is impossible. Switching to a tty and VBoxManage controlvm poweroff <VM> didn't work. kill-ing it did.

This issue may be related to me using "window focus strictly under mouse", which is an option under KDE.

A workaround would be to immediately unlock the pointer whenever a dialog appears like that.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by frank

  • Guest type changed from BSD to other
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