Bug 569048 - gnome-keyboard-preferences changes keyboard layout but does not re-map CTRL+[key], etc.
gnome-keyboard-preferences changes keyboard layout but does not re-map CTRL+[...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-terminal (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-02-27 14:49 EST by Karl
Modified: 2011-04-11 09:48 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-12-03 17:16:27 EST
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Description Karl 2010-02-27 14:49:15 EST
Description of problem:
gnome-keyboard-preferences will change the keyboard layout (e.g. from US-Dvorak to standard US) and remap all keys and SHIFT+[key] combinations correctly.  CTRL+[key] combinations stay mapped to the original layout in use when Gnome (or perhaps GDM) was started.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 12, Gnome 2.28.2.

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Set default layout to US-Dvorak
2. Add US as secondary layout
3. With Gnome terminal open, activate the USA-standard layout and type a few keystrokes, then press CTRL-I.
Actual results:
Keyboard behaves as if CTRL-C were pressed (which is what would have happened had Dvorak still been active).

Expected results:
Terminal behaves as if CTRL-I were pressed (equivalent to the tab key).

Additional info:
Keyboard behaves correctly when using the default layout; only when switching layouts does that failed mapping occur.  This bug has been present since at least Fedora 8 or 9, possibly much earlier.
Comment 1 Karl 2010-07-02 20:09:56 EDT
I've determined that this bug is specific to Gnome-terminal.  As such, I have changed its status to correspond to "gnome-terminal" instead of "gnome-applets" (the new control keys map perfectly in GVIM, for example).
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