[kde-linux] kde-linux Digest, Vol 108, Issue 6

Thomas Murach murach at physik.hu-berlin.de
Sat Mar 24 19:43:33 UTC 2012

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I think it would be best to report on that on bugs.kde.org, because: I
use OpenSuse and I had exactly the same problem. So it's likely a KDE
bug and not a distro specific one.

Best regards,

Am 24.03.2012 13:00, schrieb kde-linux-request at kde.org:
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> 1. Kubuntu;	Alt+F1 keyboard shortcut to Kickoff (application 
> launcher) does not	work (Bruce Miller)
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> Subject: [kde-linux] Kubuntu;	Alt+F1 keyboard shortcut to Kickoff 
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> This is a problem I have had for several months. IIRC, it first
> began while I was using Kubuntu natty, but has persisted through
> oneiric and is still there with the precise beta.
> The problem is simply that the Alt-F1 keyboard combination does not
> work on this one x64 instance. It works with other machines running
> Kubuntu.
> When I right click on the KickOff icon, it shows no keyboard
> shortcut. If I try to enter Alt-F1, an error dialog box pops up
> stating:
> Conflict with Registered Global Shortcut - Plasma Desktop Shell
> The shortcut 'Alt+F1' conflicts with the following key
> combination: Shortcut 'Alt+F1' in Application Plasma Desktop Shell
> for action Activate Application Launcher Widget
> And when I check |System Settings |Global Shortcuts |Plasma Desktop
> Shell, the shortcut does appear there. The config file entry
> appears to be:
> .kde/share/config/kglobalshortcutsrc:activate widget
> 31=Alt+F1,Alt+F1,Activate Application Launcher Widget
> So, I have two questions; 1) What is my best immediate work-around?
> Presumbably to overwrite the Global Shortcut, as the error dialog
> box invites me to do. 2) I see this as a bug, um, er, unexpected
> feature. Where would it be most useful to report it?: *buntu
> launchpad.net bug database? the KDE bug database?
> Thanks in advance for any assistance. ? -- Bruce Miller 
> bruce at brmiller.ca Ottawa, Ontario, Canada:?(613) 745-1151
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