X11 focus follow mouse with gimp

Adam Mercer ramercer at gmail.com
Sat Nov 10 07:48:25 PST 2007

On 10/11/2007, Rémi Thébault <remi.thebault at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks to Yves, the Gimp is now installed but the focus don't follow
> the mouse.
> I've installed the "Turn on X11 Focus follows mouse" supplied with
> Gimp.app but it quits right after being launched and has no effect.
> more embarrassing, the Gimp crashes, when I brush (it paints a little
> bit and then crashes).

Are you running Leopard by any chance? If so then Leopards libX11 has
a bug which causes gimp (and any other gtk app) to crash. Ben Byer,
Apple's X11 maintainer has a fixed libX11 and Xquartz at



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