[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#370482: multiple locations for keyboard shortcuts

Simon Huggins huggie at earth.li
Mon Jun 5 22:02:10 CEST 2006

forwarded 370482 http://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1705

On Mon, Jun 05, 2006 at 07:31:18AM -0600, Troy Heber wrote:
> I just upgraded to (Xfce 4.4 BETA1) and noticed that some of
> my keyboard shortcuts quit working. I looked at Xfce Settings Manager
> -> Windows Manager -> Keyboard, my profile was still intact after the
> upgrade and my keybindings for "Alt-F1" and "Alt-F2" were there, and
> there was no conflicting command with the same keybindings.

> However, "Alt-F1/F2" reverted to default Xfce behavior, Xfce help and
> run command, respectively. I took me quite some time to discover Xfce
> Settings Manager -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts. In there there is a
> "Default" shortcut profile that seems to have precedence over the
> Windows manger keyboard shortcuts.

> So, my wish list item for upstream would be to merge these into a
> single keyboard shortcuts. If that is not possible then at least on
> upgrade, if a new default shortcut exists make sure that it's not
> clobbering an existing previously defined and working shortcut defined
> by the user.

Yes, I hit this exact same bug.  You can see upstream's reaction at
http://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1705 but I still believe this
is a bug and sadly my prediction that Debian users would hit this has
come true :(


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