Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 213159
Compiz removes short cut option for running a terminal
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:47 EST
Description of problem:
I had set up gnome-terminal to launch using <CTRL>+<ALT>+<T> through
System > Preferences > Keyboard Shortcuts. This shortcut no longer
works (since enabling compiz) and the option no longer appears in the
Keyboard Shortcuts dialog.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
This bug is a serious regression and needs addressing pretty soon. It's driving
me buggy (sic).
If you follow fedora-test and fedora-devel lists you'll remember that when
gnome-terminal was removed from the right click context menu for the desktop
there was quite a large amount of concern about accessing gnome-terminal easily.
Thankfully, this concerned was allayed by telling people they could set up a
keyboard shortcut to access gnome-termninal, which I did and have never looked
back (until now). Being able to launch gnome-terminal without having to move to
the icon on the panel, (or in the old days finding a bit of desktop) is great.
Sadly, I now find that I have to move my mouse to the top left corner of my
screen to launch a terminal and on a 1920x1200 screen, that's a long way.
I love compiz, but I also want to be able to do simple things like launch a
gnome-terminal window without having to travel half a desktop (on average) to do it.
It shouldn't be too hard to reinclude gnome-terminal into the keyboard
shourtcuts should it.
Again, this is a regression from past functionality.
"Open Terminal" is now added to the shortcut list for compiz.