Bug 440192 - Keyboard shortcut not working
Summary: Keyboard shortcut not working
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-launch-box   
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Version: 8
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Bastien Nocera
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-04-02 07:17 UTC by Christoph Wickert
Modified: 2008-05-10 13:49 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: 0.4-6.fc8
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Last Closed: 2008-05-10 13:49:32 UTC
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Description Christoph Wickert 2008-04-02 07:17:45 UTC
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):

How reproducible:

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 11:14:49 UTC
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 12:08:28 UTC
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 12:33:11 UTC
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 12:40:44 UTC
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 17:16:07 UTC
Filed upstream at:

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2008-04-02 17:48:30 UTC
gnome-launch-box-0.4-6.fc8 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 8

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2008-04-09 05:14:11 UTC
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 10:00:05 UTC
Note that the new shortcut is Mod5+Space (ie. AltGr+Space), and not Alt+Space

Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2008-05-10 13:49:31 UTC
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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