[Lazarus] Find in files crashes Cinnamon

Florian Klämpfl florian at freepascal.org
Sat Jan 18 18:49:30 CET 2020

Am 13.11.19 um 22:00 schrieb Florian Klämpfl via lazarus:
> Recently, I tried again to work with Linux Mint when developing FPC. For 
> FPC development I use normally lazarus from trunk, typical updated very 
> few weeks. For navigation in the code I use "Find in files" from time to 
> time, e.g. when looking where a certain internal error is thrown. I call 
> the Find in files dialog by Ctrl-Shift-F. Sometimes, this action crashes 
> Cinnamon completely: mouse still works but nothing is clickable anymore 
> (Ctrl-Alt-Fx still works so the kernel is apparently still fine). Often, 
> Ctrl-Alt-Esc can be used to restart Cinnamon after some time, sometimes 
> Cinnamon de-freezes after some second and shows a dialog box that it 
> crashed, restarted and is now in safe mode (or how it is called). The 
> most annoying part of these crashes is that all windows are moved to the 
> first virtual desktop besides that the fact that sometimes only a reboot 
> helps to recover.

For the record: an update in the last weeks seems to have resolved the 
issue. I have no idea if the update was related to lazarus though or to 

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