[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#528513: Bug#528513: xfce4: Window shortcuts are forgotten

Roman Bertle bertle at smoerz.org
Mon May 18 16:34:34 UTC 2009

* Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at debian.org> [090514 19:17]:
> On jeu, 2009-05-14 at 18:39 +0200, Roman Bertle wrote:
> > Now if I do "xmodmap ~/.Xmodmap", the keyboard shortcuts are lost (only
> > 'Upper Workspace' keeps working)! And startup, the .xmodmap is applied,
> > too, and I think this is the reason why after every new login the
> > shortcuts do no work. The question remains why this .Xmodmap affects an
> > unrelated shortcut.
> > 
> I don't really know how xmodmap stuff works, but basically I think it's
> not a good idea to use it with other dynamic stuff. I think xmodmap is
> already depcrecated by xkb stuff (which I don't really understand fully
> either).


I disabled .Xmodmap, and modified /usr/share/X11/xkb/keycodes/xfree86
instead. Unfortunately the problem persists. But I have found another
hint in /var/log/messages:

May 18 18:19:40 funka kernel: [  530.006776] xfce4-settings-[4822]: segfault at 8 ip 00007f8495ae0631 sp 00007fffa2bb74c0 error 4 in libSM.so.6.0.0[7f8495ade000+8000]

BR, Roman

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