[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#717911: xfwm4: Window menu is not accessible using keyboard

Alois Mahdal alois.mahdal at zxcvb.cz
Fri Jul 26 13:29:35 UTC 2013

Package: xfwm4
Version: 4.8.3-2
Severity: normal

Hello Debian patrons! :)

Some applications, for exaple Opera and Chromium, are able to operate in
mode when window borders are hidden.  While visually it can be appealing
and can save screen space, current problem is that in this mode Alt-Space,
which normally opens generic window menu, does not have any effect.

This makes it impossible to coontrol window via keyboard-only (Alt-Space
and menu commands) in conjunction with this mode.

What makes it a little bnit stranger is that Alt-Up shortcut which I have
set in Window Manager settings to "Maximize window vertically", works fine
in this mode, while Alt-Space, which is listed in the same settings does
not have any effect.  Is it that these two browsers specifically catch
this shortcut?  (I have no idea why would they do so...)

To turn on this mode in Opera, right-click areae with tab names and
disable "Show Border".  In Chromium, this mode is on by default.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 7.1
  APT prefers stable-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 3.2.0-4-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages xfwm4 depends on:
ii  libc6                     2.13-38
ii  libdbus-glib-1-2          0.100.2-1
ii  libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0        2.26.1-1
ii  libglib2.0-0              2.33.12+really2.32.4-5
ii  libgtk2.0-0               2.24.10-2
ii  libpango1.0-0             1.30.0-1
ii  libstartup-notification0  0.12-1
ii  libwnck22                 2.30.7-1
ii  libx11-6                  2:1.5.0-1+deb7u1
ii  libxcomposite1            1:0.4.3-2
ii  libxdamage1               1:1.1.3-2
ii  libxext6                  2:1.3.1-2+deb7u1
ii  libxfce4ui-1-0            4.8.1-1
ii  libxfce4util4             4.8.2-1
ii  libxfconf-0-2             4.8.1-1
ii  libxfixes3                1:5.0-4+deb7u1
ii  libxrandr2                2:1.3.2-2+deb7u1
ii  libxrender1               1:0.9.7-1+deb7u1

Versions of packages xfwm4 recommends:
ii  librsvg2-common  2.36.1-1
ii  xfwm4-themes     4.6.0-3

Versions of packages xfwm4 suggests:
ii  xfce4

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