Re: alt- shortcuts problem

Hi there,

thank you very much for your response. I checked xmodmap and alt keys
are setup correctly. It is only GNOME shortcuts involving alt key do
not work, applications still get it right.


On Nov 5, 2007 11:49 PM, f. l. <texlexsex gmail com> wrote:
> On 11/6/07, Sergiy Kuzmenko <s kuzmenko gmail com> wrote:
> >
> > I'm using GNOME 2.18.3 on Fedora 7. Somehow all GNOME shortcuts
> > involving alt key stopped working (e.g., alt-tab or alt-print).
> > Application shortcuts with alt key (e.g., to going back in history in
> > Firefox) work fine. If I replace the alt key with something else in
> > keyboard shortcuts they start to work (e.g., alt-print -> ctrl-print)
> > but changing it back to alt-whatever effectively disables the
> > shortcut. Does anyone know how to make GNOME react to keyboard
> > shortcuts with alt? Especially alt-tab to switch between apps, as
> > there is no option in keyboard shortcuts to change it.
> >
> Seems like that your keymaps problem.
> I also have some keyboard problem with my xorg.
> What you see if you issue an command `xmodmap' in a terminal window?
> It should contain one line like this:
>    mod1        Alt_L (0x40),  Alt_L (0x7d),  Meta_L (0x9c)
> if you dont see `Alt_L' or `Alt_R' , then your left Alt key or right
> Alt key may not work
> you can then issue this command to enable both Alt keys:
>   xmodmap -e 'add mod1 = Alt_L Alt_R'

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