Bug 440192 - Keyboard shortcut not working
Keyboard shortcut not working
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-launch-box (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bastien Nocera
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Reported: 2008-04-02 03:17 EDT by Christoph Wickert
Modified: 2008-05-10 09:49 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 0.4-6.fc8
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Last Closed: 2008-05-10 09:49:32 EDT
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Description Christoph Wickert 2008-04-02 03:17:45 EDT
Description of problem:
The keyboard shortcut to activate gnome-launch-box is not working. Also some
information on how to use gnome-launch-box would be nice. I had to look through
gconf-editor to find the shortcut.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
gnome-launch-box-0.4-5.fc8

How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. yum install gnome-launch-box
2. log out and in again
3. press ALT+SPACE
  
Actual results:
nothing happens

Expected results:
gnome-launch-box should appear

Additional info:
Keyboard shortcut ALT+SPACE is already used for "Activate window Menu" in
gnome-keybinding-properties, so it can't work at all.
Comment 1 Bastien Nocera 2008-04-02 07:14:49 EDT
Yeah, it needs a better default, or maybe none at all, so that people need to
associate it in the keybindings capplet.

Ideas for another default? Otherwise I'll disable the default config.
Comment 2 Christoph Wickert 2008-04-02 08:08:28 EDT
How about STRG+SPACE? AFAICS it's not beeing used by default (at least in
Gnome). Otherwise I have no idea because all other combinations with SPACE are
problematic. Or you disable it and tell people to enable it with
gnome-keybinding-properties or gconf-editor.
Comment 3 Bastien Nocera 2008-04-02 08:33:11 EDT
I guess you mean AltGr. Does it resolve to "<Mod5>space" for you when setting it
in gnome-keybindings-properties?
Comment 4 Christoph Wickert 2008-04-02 08:40:44 EDT
I meant Ctrl+Space which resolves to "<Control>Space" in gconf. AltGr resolves
to Mod5, this is correct.
Comment 5 Bastien Nocera 2008-04-02 13:16:07 EDT
Filed upstream at:
http://developer.imendio.com/issues/browse/GLB-41
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2008-04-02 13:48:30 EDT
gnome-launch-box-0.4-6.fc8 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 8
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2008-04-09 01:14:11 EDT
gnome-launch-box-0.4-6.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
 If you want to test the update, you can install it with 
 su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update gnome-launch-box'.  You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F8/FEDORA-2008-2914
Comment 8 Bastien Nocera 2008-05-01 06:00:05 EDT
Note that the new shortcut is Mod5+Space (ie. AltGr+Space), and not Alt+Space
anymore.
Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2008-05-10 09:49:31 EDT
gnome-launch-box-0.4-6.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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