Alt+Tab and other WM shortcuts not working while pointer is grabbed

Octavio Alvarez alvarezp at
Wed May 19 15:07:09 PDT 2010

On Wed, 19 May 2010 03:30:05 -0700, Wolfgang Draxinger  
<wdraxinger.maillist at> wrote:

> Grabbing the input devices may be used as an vector of attack on a
> system, but it also serves as an important security mechanism.

Yes, but this should be a service of the Window Manager and/or the
X server. Otherwise, it is also a security risk.

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