Re: [dwm] File browser window pop-up in web browser

From: bill lam <>
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2009 13:57:53 +0800

On Fri, 27 Mar 2009, Jeremy Cartel wrote:
> I'm currently using the latest stable version of Mozilla Firefox. However,
> whenever I click on a button that requires browsing files, such as uploading
> photos from my computer on an image hosting site, or in the Firefox
> Preferences of where I choose to save my downloads, I have to click on
> 'Browse' but the current window I have to click 'Browse' on just freezes and
> no other windows come up. I can still move the window, but I can't click on
> anything on it. I can still use the main Firefox window, though (the one
> that's up before I go into the Preferences) or any other Firefox window
> that's open. The only way to make the "frozen" window go away is to kill the
> Firefox process. I'm using dwm 4.7-3 and GTK 2.12.11-4 (this is what Debian
> reports as the versions I'm using. I obtained using apt-get install)

I suspect that the popup window is placed behind the main window. Try
repeated modkey+k to bring that window to the front. The firefox in
debian was re-branded to iceweasel (classname 'Iceweasel'), so it may
need to change config.h and recompile dwm again to make firefox


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