Bug 130279 - Windows key non-functional in X/IceWM
Summary: Windows key non-functional in X/IceWM
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Mike A. Harris
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2004-08-18 19:04 UTC by George Toft
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-08-27 20:56:52 UTC
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Description George Toft 2004-08-18 19:04:52 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; .NET 
CLR 1.1.4322)

Description of problem:
Fedora Core 3 test 1
The Windows Key and the Menu key are ignored in xorg-x11.  The 
Windows Manager IceWM makes extensive use of these keys.  Looking at 
this URL: <http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-questions/2004-
August/054446.html>, this appears to be an X problem, not IceWM (as 
IceWM never gets the keystroke).  

Running xev does capture the keycode of these keys, clouding the 

Keyboard is use PC-104, and is set in xorg.conf.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install IceWM
2. switchdesk icewm
3. logout/login using default window manager
4. [windows key]-2 should take you to workspace 2

Actual Results:  [windows key]-2 feeds "2" to the client window with 

Expected Results:  Should go to workspace 2

Additional info:

Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2004-08-19 05:47:20 UTC
Please file a bug report for this in X.Org bugzilla at:

    http://bugs.freedesktop.org in the "xorg" component

Paste the upstream bug URL here afterward, and we will track
the issue in X.Org bugzilla.


Comment 2 George Toft 2004-08-19 13:50:24 UTC

Thank you!

Comment 3 Mike A. Harris 2004-08-27 20:56:52 UTC
Setting status to "UPSTREAM" for tracking.  If anyone notices it
resolved upstream before we do, please reopen this one for
local review.

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