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Weird X problem

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This is a re-occuring problem for me, mostly it is suddenly gone, or (because of frustration) I switch distro.

Now after updating to jaunty the problem is back.

Sometimes I loose the ability to change focus from the active windows.

I cannot give focus on any other windows,  generating popups via alt-f2/alt-f1 do not work.

I can however start programs from a termina, they display fine (but won’t take focus).

Sometimes waiting 1-2 mintues make the problem go a way and I can work normally again, sometime I reboot and within a minute it is back.

This is _more_ then frustrating, as you often don’t get the oppertunity to even save and close running windows.

Currently I run:

Anybody knows this issue?