Pressing ctrl-shift-u does weirdness.
ant at zimage.com
Sat Apr 28 22:26:45 UTC 2007
Any updates on a fix for this?
Thanks in advance.
On Tue, Apr 17, 2007 at 11:52:35AM -0700, Phillip Pi wrote:
> > > > > I don't know if this is a bug or not in IceApe v1.1.1 since I don't
> > > > > recall having this problem before v1.1.1. I use Fgupdater.G extension
> > > > > (http://www.pierceive.com/) in IceApe v1.1.1. It uses ctrl-shift-u keys
> > > > > to call up this extension. However, I noticed this hot key combination
> > > > > doesn't work anymore, and IceApe seems to respond weirdly: 1) URL form
> > > > > (slow and doesn't type the whole letters.
> > > >
> > > > There are two things here:
> > > > - I guess you installed the Fgupdater.G extension "globally" (as opposed
> > > > to in the user profile) which means every upgrade of iceape will break
> > > > it. You should install it in the user profile, or if you can't (some
> > > > extensions don't support it), save the
> > > > /usr/lib/iceape/chrome/installed-chrome.txt file, install the
> > > > extension, then compare the new file with the older version, and put
> > > > the additional lines in a /var/lib/iceape/chrome.d/99<extensionname>
> > > > file. It won't disappear anymore on upgrades
> > >
> > > Hmm, I am pretty sure it is not in global location since I don't see it
> > > in my new profile I just made. I cat'ed installed-chrome.txt and don't
> > > see anything related to Fgupdater.G extension:
> > That's totally normal there is nothing related to the extension
> > anywhere, since the upgrade did erase its traces. You might have
> > Fgupdater.G files in /usr/share/iceape/chrome and/or
> $ ls -all /usr/share/iceape/chrome
> total 10836
> drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 Apr 15 14:56 .
> drwxr-xr-x 9 root root 4096 Dec 2 16:36 ..
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 86145 Apr 15 09:59 US.jar
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 33 Apr 15 14:56 chrome.rdf -> /var/lib/iceape/chrome/chrome.rdf
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 603377 Apr 15 09:58 classic.jar
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 3345913 Apr 15 09:59 comm.jar
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 14463 Apr 15 09:58 content-packs.jar
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 2103431 Apr 15 09:59 en-US.jar
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 8870 Apr 15 09:57 en-unix.jar
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 49366 Apr 15 09:58 help.jar
> drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 Dec 2 16:36 icons
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 43 Apr 15 14:56 installed-chrome.txt -> /var/lib/iceape/chrome/installed-chrome.txt
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 2286298 Apr 15 09:58 messenger.jar
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 874981 Apr 15 09:58 modern.jar
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 35 Apr 15 14:56 overlays.rdf -> /var/lib/iceape/chrome/overlays.rdf
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 721 Apr 15 09:57 pipnss.jar
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 303233 Apr 15 09:58 pippki.jar
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 53874 Apr 15 09:58 reporter.jar
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 222465 Apr 15 09:58 sroaming.jar
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1045392 Apr 15 09:58 toolkit.jar
> Looks clean here.
> > /usr/lib/iceape/components, though. I was just describing what you
> > should do if you don't want this to happen again.
> http://pastebin.ca/445152 since it was too long to paste and this e-mail
> would be huge. I don't see any fgupdater in there either.
> > > Where do I disable this new feature? I did notice this new feature in
> > > v1.1.1 compared to older versions like v1.0.8. I already disabled it in
> > > IceApe's -> Navigator -> Languages -> Spelling (When typing check my
> > > spelling: Never). According to my prefs.js file:
> > >
> > > $ cat prefs.js |grep spell
> > > user_pref("editor.disable_spell_checker", true);
> > > user_pref("layout.spellcheckDefault", 0);
> > > user_pref("mail.spellcheck.inline", false);
> > >
> > > These should be fine, right? Do I assume you pressed ctrl+shift+u and
> > > key, then the typing problem goes away regardless if fgupdater extension
> > > is installed or not.
> > Oh, yes I can reproduce after pressing ctrl+shift+u. Some combinations
> > of characters produce some arabic-like characters, I guess this somehow
> > enables another input mode, which must be something gtk does in form
> > fields, I guess. This just means the Fgupdater.G is not catching the key
> > stroke anymore, since it's not active.
> Yes, that's what I had! And some keys didn't show up, right? Is that
> even normal to happen? Who is taking over ctlr-shift-u? Again, this
> never happened in early versions? Did you also get red underlines even
> though I disabled real-time spell checker in forms feature? I don't
> think that weirdness is supposed to happen even without fgupdater
> Should I submit a bug report of this?
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