winkey.desktop superkey problem [Solved]

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Re: winkey.desktop superkey problem

Post by frattale » Fri Jan 02, 2009 16:20

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Re: windows key

Post by tyranny12 » Fri Jan 02, 2009 19:35

It's not just you. I have this behavior 80% of the time I start Sabayon 4.0. The oddest part is that if I restart X (Ctrl-Alt-Backspace) everything works as it should.

Strictly speaking, any Alt+ combo seems to be grabbing a default Ctrl key as well, sticking us in other terminals. The Win key is grabbing such as well. My culprit is Alt+F2, since I use that everytime I launch an app.

Even odder, the proper command does get passed to X - when you switch back to the GUI, the dialog (be it the Run dialog, or the Kmenu) is present and waiting.

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Re: windows key

Post by dagurasu » Fri Jan 02, 2009 20:34

This discussion is I think pretty much identical to here:

http://forum.sabayonlinux.org/viewtopic ... 112#p89112

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Re: winkey.desktop superkey problem

Post by tyranny12 » Fri Jan 02, 2009 22:59

Tanis Shadow's post (above) worked for me. Us.map, 32-bit, fresh install.

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Re: winkey.desktop superkey problem

Post by tyranny12 » Sat Jan 03, 2009 0:40

Belay that. It works... unless you want to use your TTYs 9: - you can switch out of your GUI, but not back once you're gone. There's an easy modification to Tanis Shadow's post, below.

My guess then with a lot of troubleshooting we just did on IRC is that somehow the keymap isn't overridden on that first load of KDE. Don't know why, though.

Anyhow, if you want to use this work don't delete *all* the entries in the defkeymap.map file labeled Console. Instead, leave the lines that look like:

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        control alt     keycode  64 = Console_6
This preserves the ability to switch TTY consoles while in them, using Ctrl Alt, while removing the Alt functionality that was conflicting, and the Winkey behavior as well. And the Alt+left and Alt+right behavior.
tyranny12 wrote:Tanis Shadow's post (above) worked for me. Us.map, 32-bit, fresh install.

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Re: winkey.desktop superkey problem

Post by lxnay » Sat Jan 03, 2009 12:17

Here is the fix, as root:

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rc-update del keymaps default; rc-update add keymaps boot
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Re: windows key

Post by chrono » Sat Jan 03, 2009 14:45

dagurasu wrote:This discussion is I think pretty much identical to here:

http://forum.sabayonlinux.org/viewtopic ... 112#p89112
Thanks for the pointer- it appears that the linked thread has two working solutions. FYI, the second one seems to be a lot faster (1st post on page 3).

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Re: winkey.desktop superkey problem [Solved]

Post by lvulliermet » Sat Jan 03, 2009 18:55

COnfirming working on Inspiron 1720 (etc blable will detail config in signature) with S4 86 fr !

Thanks a lot to all (and big one to Ixnay !), I knew it was simple... should I've seen it coming !

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Re: winkey.desktop superkey problem [Solved]

Post by colejv » Sun Jan 04, 2009 1:26

That was the solution I was looking for,
Thanks

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