Super key not working as modifier anymore

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Super key not working as modifier anymore

Postby mint-o-licious » Fri Jun 01, 2012 3:23 am

I installed xfce in Mint11 (standard gnome2-mint) and now my super key won't work as a modifier key anymore. It did work yesterday, just after switching to xfce, but not well. I noticed that sometimes it didn't seem to take, I then switched window focus and it worked again.
Today, after a reboot it doesn't work at all.

Super key works as a standalone key, I have compiz annotate mapped to super+left mouse key for drawing and that works. But in combination with other keys it doesn't work at all. I can't clear the compiz annotate doodle (super+minus) or call up gnome-do (super-space).

Have xfce hijacked super for some reason? How do I get it back to working properly?

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Re: Super key not working as modifier anymore

Postby jjaythomas » Fri Jun 01, 2012 12:24 pm

Not sure how the keyboard shortcuts interact when XFCE is installed on top of other DE?
most of the keyboard shortcuts are found and can be changed under 1. setting>keyboard>application shortcuts tab 2. setting>window manager>keyboard tab. (dont always carry over to compiz thou) :oops:

if know command usually a double click lets you change (the keyboard setting lets you add sys ones also)

Compiz ones usually set in compiz, make sure XFwm not running (settings may conflict) :wink:

unfortunately XFCE doesn't have a place their all stored/changed. You can usually find in other logically sounding places/setting. Some can be set from/with setting editor.

Hopes help

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