[Mageia-dev] gnome: trouble with keyboard shortcut

Colin Guthrie mageia at colin.guthr.ie
Tue Nov 29 18:30:21 CET 2011

'Twas brillig, and Colin Guthrie at 29/11/11 11:53 did gyre and gimble:
> 'Twas brillig, and Colin Guthrie at 29/11/11 11:43 did gyre and gimble:
>> 'Twas brillig, and Guillaume Rousse at 29/11/11 09:57 did gyre and gimble:
>>> Since last week, multimedia keys seems to be ignored under gnome: no
>>> more OSD display, and no more effect on mixer. The same is true for
>>> other keyboard shortcut: ctrl+alt+l, which is supposed to lock screen,
>>> doesn't work either.
>>> Everything works fine under XFCE.
>>> I have no clue about which component to report the issue against in
>> gnome-settings-daemon handles multimedia keys etc.
>> I can confirm here the same problem, but some shortcuts do work (e.g.
>> alt+f2), so it must only be the shortcuts g-s-d handles.
>> I can confirm that g-s-d is communicating with PulseAudio (pacmd
>> list-clients shows gnome-settings-daemon there), so I presume the
>> problem is just in the keyboard handling side of it).
> OK, spoke with Bastien and he pointed me at the fixes (on the Xserver side).
> Will push them through shortly (tho' to the xserver 1.11 in
> core/updates_testing only)

Phew! That was a bit of a fight in the end with several .la file related
build problems but it's there now.



Colin Guthrie

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