Re: Hyper and Meta keep switching on me

On Sun, 10 May 2009 10:18:49 -0400 Brett Viren <brett viren gmail com> wrote:

> Hi,
> This may not be a sawfish problem, per se, but I hope someone can help.
> When I first start an X11 / sawfish / GNOME session I have Hyper bound
> to my "windows" key and set as Sawfish's default modifier.  Eventually
> something happens, I know not what, where my keyboard shortcuts stop
> working until I go into Sawfish's keyboard bindings configurator and
> switch to Meta as my default.  This is on Ubuntu 8.10 and 9.04,
> currently sawfish 1.3.3.  I also run sawfish on my Debian systems and
> do not see this problem.
> Any ideas on what might be swapping this key def or how I can diagnose it?

I had a similar problem a while ago. It may have been a coincidence,
but I found that in many (all?) cases, it seemed to be related to
running acroread. Is it possible that acroread is messing with the
keyboard mapping somehow?

 - Vegard V -

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