[kde-linux] KDE config question please.

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Thu May 13 07:55:58 UTC 2010

On Wednesday, 2010-05-12, George R Goffe wrote:
> Howdy,
> I'm experiencing a problem with Firefox where you can
> double left "click" on a tab and then use left/right arrow to navigate
> from tab to tab. Firefox is behaving as though it's not receiving the
> key-strokes.
> Is there something in KDE that's receiving or
> blocking these key-strokes? If it's a configuration issue, how can I
> resolve this situation?

This doesn't sound like something KDE could interfere with. Double clicks on 
something inside a window usually go directly to the application, they are a 
very common event pattern.
Same for normal arrow key strokes.

To have something global to interfere usually requires special modifier keys 
to be pressed, e.g. ALT, CTRL or "the Windows" key.

Just to check whether it is something you might have changed accidentally, try 
creating a new user account and test with that (thus having just the installed 

Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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