Could not grab your mouse...

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Could not grab your mouse...

Postby Bohdan » Fri Feb 01, 2013 2:05 pm

After some strange things during last 2-3 days ("cinnamon mistakes", black screen - I`d rebooted and everything became OK)
I had received the message:

"Could not grab your mouse.
A malicious client may be eavesdropping on your session or you may have just clicked a menu or some application just decided to get focus.
Try again. <CLOSE>"

What I have to do? Is my computer is infected by virus?
Linux Mint 18.1 / 64-bit / Cinnamon

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Re: Could not grab your mouse...

Postby viking777 » Fri Feb 01, 2013 2:46 pm

This is a very old problem:


Thought it had been fixed though.

It isn't a virus it just means you have left focus on your menu or package manager or something like that.
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