[winswitch] xpra doesn't handle menus

Neal Becker ndbecker2 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 22 19:26:40 GMT 2012

I tried with both emacs GNU Emacs and with konsole.  konsole is
Qt, but it looks like emacs is gtk.

As mouse cursor goes over the menu, the cursor does not change, and the
menu is not sensitive.  Click on 'File' for example does nothing.

On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 3:04 PM, Antoine Martin <antoine at nagafix.co.uk>wrote:

> On 03/22/2012 09:18 PM, Neal Becker wrote:
> > Looks like xpra-0.1.0 is useless on Fedora 16.  Nothing happens when
> > clicking on menus - which seems to be a pretty serious problem.
> Are you talking about xpra's own tray menu or about a specific
> application you are running through xpra and which is having problems
> displaying its own menus properly? And if the latter, which application
> is it? Does it happen with other applications?
> Is it a Qt application by any chance?
> If this is the case then this may well be a theme/style problem which
> can be remedied using an environment variable I just cannot find right
> now...
> Note for those who hit this issue, you may be able to get those Qt
> styles to work properly using an Xvfb server with the required
> extensions, ie:
> https://xpra.org/Xdummy.html
> Cheers
> Antoine
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