Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 612530
gp-d-s not compatible with Fn-F8
Last modified: 2011-06-29 09:49:57 EDT
Description of problem:
Starting with Fedora 13, the Fn-F8 key can enable and disable the touchpad and even gives a nice visual (OSD).
The problem is that it uses a different method for enabling and disabling the touchpad then gpointing-device-settings uses. As such it is possible for the user to disable the touchpad in gpointing-device-settings and try to re-enable it with Fn-F8 (which will indicate through OSD that it is enabled) and find it does not actually work.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. disable touchpad with gpointing-device-settings
2. press Fn-F8
Touchpad does not work
Touchpad should be re-enabled
I'm not saying this is a bug in gpointing-device-settings, but I have no idea what package is responsible with the Fn-F8 switching, and they really should use the same enable/disable method
I guess this is a bug/RFE for the upstream author.
It would be great if you could raise the issue at:
feel free to reference this report and add me in CC so I can update the package as soon as it's implemented
Thanks, you rock :)
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