[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#645165: Bug#645165: problem persists after upgrade

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Fri Oct 14 05:14:25 UTC 2011

On ven., 2011-10-14 at 09:44 +0530, Shankar Gopalakrishnan wrote:
> > Well, you'll have to be more specific, because shortcuts do work.
> Er, not sure how to respond.  Could you give me an idea of what kind of
> information would be useful? I don't know much about XFCE's design, so
> have no clue what to look for.

Anything which might be relevant. I can't investigate for you, and
shortcuts do work for everyone else, so basically I can't do anything
for you right now.

>  As said the history of the problem is as
> follows:
> * I was using 4.6.  Shortcuts were working fine.  At some point, for no
>   apparent reason, they simply stopped working. 
> * I looked up the bug report referred to in my initial email.  I
>   followed the fix instructions there.  That worked in 4.6.
> * I upgraded to from the testing repository.  The fix stopped
>   working.  In
>   ~/.config/autostart/ the xfce4-settings-helper-autostart.desktop
>   file, whose removal was the supposed fix, keeps getting recreated.

Removing it isn't a good idea anyway, it's needed.

> * And finally no shortcuts set in XFCE's "keyboard" settings section
>   work.

Can you check that xfce4-settings-helper and xfsettingsd are running?
Can you paste me the content of the
xfce4-settings-helper-autostart.desktop file? If you add some shortcuts
in this tab, do they work?

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