Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 473829
With Fedora 10, keyboard no longer adjusts volume on Gnome Volume Applet
Last modified: 2009-12-18 02:03:40 EST
Starting with an upgrade from Fedora 8 to Fedora 10, the right and left keyboard keys no longer adjust the volume after I've clicked on the gnome volume applet (which I believe is mixer_applet2) icon on my panel. If I use the mouse, it works as expected, so the volume manager functions. It just doesn't use the arrow keys like it used to for volume adjustment.
So far since upgrading to Fedora 10, the keyboard has never affected the volume when the volume applet is active, so this is 100% reproducible.
Previously, under Fedora 8 and earlier, if I clicked on the speaker icon and the slider bar appeared, I could use the right and left arrow keys to adjust the volume.
Can you please check if gnome-settings-daemon is running? If no, check this bug too :
I have the problem that gnome-settings-daemon don't start at Gnome launch, so the sound button don't work until I start gnome-settings-daemon manually.
Interesting. The slider seems to not take focus anymore.
I just tried it and firefox scrolls instead.
At least for me, the gnome-settings-daemon is running. But as Ray Strode said, the slider does not take keyboard focus. This may (?) explain another change in behavior: For Fedora 8 and earlier (since I skipped 9), if I clicked on the speaker image and then clicked on any other window, the slider would disappear. Now, the slider remains open until I manually close it by clicking again on the speaker image.
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