Modal external JavaDocs on Linux

I'm using IntelliJ 13.0.2 with Linux (CentOS6). Whenever I use quick docs and then chose the arrow to show full external JavaDoc in the browser. The Firefox browser (default from distro) IDEA launches seems to prevent any editing in the editor until that Firefox browser is terminated. No editing cursor appears in the editor, but menus still appear to respond to the mouse.

This somewhat defeats the puprose of opening the docs in a browser - its because I need a refrence open while continuing to code.

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Please take a thread dump while a browser is open.
Do you have IBus active (ibus-daemon running)?

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No ibus, but there is a dbus daemon running (no idea what either is).

$ ps -ef | grep bus
dbus      1546     1  0 14:10 ?        00:00:01 dbus-daemon --system
10040     2213     1  0 14:10 ?        00:00:00 dbus-launch --sh-syntax --exit-with-session
10040     2229     1  0 14:10 ?        00:00:00 /bin/dbus-daemon --fork --print-pid 5 --print-address 7 --session


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thread dump attached.



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dump.zip
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hmm when I switched back to IDEA the cursor reappeared while the browser was open. Maybe switching windows helps unlock the cursor (browser -> IDEA - > shell -> browser -> IDEA).

Have noticed a few times that switching focus to another window doesn't always appear to save the active editor under this Linux distro. Have to keep hitting Ctrl+S in IDEA before switching to shells. Esp. Changes to pom.xml where I'm using the shell to run maven.

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IBus is an input method, D-Bus is a low-level system stuff you probably do not want to mess with :)

What does "echo $XMODIFIERS" say?

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OK, now it looks like http://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/IDEA-79312 - a known annoyance we don't yet know how to fix :/

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echo $XMODIFIERS
@im=none

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