Problem with power manager and shortcuts.

Paul Isambert zappathustra at
Fri Dec 2 15:12:04 CET 2011

Le 02/12/2011 14:59, Yves-Alexis Perez a écrit :
> On ven., 2011-12-02 at 14:14 +0100, Paul Isambert wrote:
>>>> 2. The power button doesn't respond, even though I've set it to "ask"
>>>> with the power manager.
>>> Same as above, we'll se if the power button is correctly detected.
>>>> 3. My keyboard shortcuts are erratic: sometimes they work on startup,
>>>> sometimes they don't (all of them use the Windows key, i.e.<Super>).
>>> If you try to bind some without this key, do they work reliably?
>> They don't seem so, no. I'm not sure if that's a sound observation, but
>> it seems to me they fail when they involve the "a" and "z" keys (and
>> perhaps others). Also, after rebooting they don't work, but I've just
>> noticed that if I close the session and reopen it, they work again.
> That definitely look like a keyboard layout issue. I assume you're
> french and use an azerty layout. Could you try to bind your 'a'
> shortcuts twice, once using 'a' and one using 'q'? Do the same for 'z'
> and 'w' and check back. I bet it'll work and you're bitten by a layout
> change at one point.

Indeed it works. Also, another binding not working is <Super>+m, and "m" 
also differs depending on the keyboard.

>   Gtk+ can't cope with that (though I think xfwm4
> shouldn't be harmed by that).
> Check in the keyboard properties, layout tab, and tell us what's there.

The default (`Utiliser les paramètres par défaut' in French) box is 
checked. The rest is grayed.


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