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I'm using Openbox on 11.10 under a gnome/openbox session. Every so often, Openbox will stop accepting keyboard and mouse input. When this happens, none of my keybindings work, and while I can move the mouse pointer around, clicking does not accomplish anything.

When this happens, my only recourse is to switch to a text console (Ctrl-Alt-F1) and kill Openbox. This logs me out, and when I login again, everything is working.

I'm not sure how to even go about troubleshooting this. Has anyone else experienced this problem?

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closed as too localized by Jorge Castro, Javier Rivera, Eliah Kagan, gertvdijk, fossfreedom Dec 27 '12 at 19:15

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Can you check if gnome-settings-daemon is running in both situations? –  enzotib Feb 9 '12 at 13:27
gnome-settings-daemon is running when everything is working. I'll check it when things freeze again. Thanks for the lead! –  Josh Glover Feb 17 '12 at 9:49
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