Kwin shortcuts not working
annew at kde.org
Wed Mar 13 12:25:17 GMT 2013
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On 13/03/13 11:30, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 10, 2013 at 11:55 AM, Dotan Cohen
> <dotancohen at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Alt-F4 (close window) and Alt-F2 are no longer working on a
>> Kubuntu 12.10 install. No KDE configuration settings had been
>> changed around the time that the shortcuts broke, and I can see
>> that Alt-F4 is still configured as the close window shortcut in
>> System Settings. Furthermore, some custom shortcuts such as show
>> analogue clock widget (calandar) on Alt-Space still do work.
>> What might be the issue, or how should I start troubleshooting?
> I found the problem.
> On the computer affected, I use a Microsoft Natural Ergonomic 400
> keyboard, which has a "F Lock" function for overriding the
> Function keys with Copy / Paste / ten other shortcuts. The "F Lock"
> function was activated, so no F-key keycode was sent. Turning off
> the "F Lock" function resolved the issue.
> I know know what the F in "F Lock" stands for.
It's not confined to that one keyboard, either. I have a Microsoft
wireless keyboard/mouse combination, not normally in use, where I had
the same problem. I never made the connection to your thread, though.
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