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Mouse still moving, everything else not responding

Postby Retardis on Thu Aug 16, 2012 11:54 am

I have a strange problem; every once in a while, everything 'freezes' or 'hangs up' for up to half a minute. Except for the mouse, which is able to be moved around, but nothing is responding to clicks or keyboard presses of any sort. I am using the Cinnamon build.

It seems mostly to occur when having my USB headset (a Creative fatal1ty headset) plugged in and pressing (sometimes just mousing over) the menu-panel. But other times it seems like nothing in particular triggered it. The headset does work its intended purpose and plays audio and controls the volume fine.

INFO (gathered using the command "inxi -Fc 0"):
System: Host: tobias-LIFEBOOK-AH531 Kernel: 3.2.0-23-generic x86_64 (64 bit) Desktop: Gnome Distro: Linux Mint 13 Maya
Machine: System: FUJITSU (portable) product: LIFEBOOK AH531
Mobo: FUJITSU model: FJNBB0F Bios: FUJITSU // Phoenix version: 1.24 date: 09/27/2011
CPU: Dual core Intel Core i5-2410M CPU (-HT-MCP-) cache: 3072 KB flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx)
Clock Speeds: 1: 800.00 MHz 2: 800.00 MHz 3: 800.00 MHz 4: 2301.00 MHz
Graphics: Card: Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller
X.Org: 1.11.3 drivers: intel (unloaded: vesa,fbdev) Resolution: 1366x768@60.0hz
GLX Renderer: Mesa DRI Intel Sandybridge Mobile GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 8.0.2
Audio: Card: Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel
Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture ver: 1.0.24
Network: Card-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller driver: r8169
IF: eth0 state: down mac: 5c:9a:d8:58:0c:7a
Card-2: Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1030 driver: iwlwifi
IF: wlan0 state: down mac: ac:72:89:64:5e:ec
Drives: HDD Total Size: 500.1GB (1.6% used) 1: /dev/sda ST9500325AS 500.1GB
Partition: ID: / size: 96G used: 7.4G (9%) fs: ext4 ID: swap-1 size: 5.12GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap
Sensors: System Temperatures: cpu: 53.0C mobo: N/A
Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info: Processes: 169 Uptime: 1:23 Memory: 1160.9/3867.4MB Client: Shell inxi: 1.7.33

I'm sort-a new to Linux so be gentle. I'm placing this in the "other"-forum, as I wasn't sure where it belonged.
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