Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 81027
Lost keyboard shortcuts and am unable to reconfigure (or reset) new shortcuts
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:49:29 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.7 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20030102
Description of problem:
Upon logging out of my Gnome 2 session, my keyboard bindings no longer function.
When the application starts up, I see the Desktop and Window Management
sections but see no arrow to allow me to configure any options (I will attach a
It seems to be a permissions related problem since if I execute (via sudo)
gnome-keybindings-properties from a terminal, it executes fine and shows me all
the available options.
Strangely, my panel also does not reflect any open windows (see second
attachment). I imagine corruption has taken effect, but perhaps there is an
easier solution or explanation than just blowing up the ~/.gnome2 directory?
I have even logged out of Gnome, restarted X, and attempted to log back in with
the same results. There is not option to revert to basic, known-good Gnome 2
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. see description
Actual Results: No shortcut sequences work.
Panel does not show open applications.
Expected Results: Shortcut sequences work (including ALT+TAB).
Panel shows open applications.
$ rpm -qf `which gnome-keybinding-properties`
Created attachment 89093 [details]
Shows where no options exist in application
Created attachment 89094 [details]
Panel also no longer functions (unsure of the relations)
smells like a gconf issue. Did you change your uid lately? Do you have a
.gconf file? Can you query a gconf key? Try running gconf-editor to see if any
of the keys look like they exist adn are settable.
This bug is being closed because it has been in the NEEDINFO state for a long
time now. Feel free to reopen the bug report if the problem still happens for
you and you can provide any information that was requested.