[arch-dev-public] kde 4.5.0

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Wed Aug 18 08:17:50 EDT 2010

Am 18.08.2010 14:00, schrieb Rémy Oudompheng:
> Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> xbindkeys runs and I can launch everything from it - except KDE
>> applications - and even some of those seem to work. In particular, two
>> settings in xbindkeys fail:
>> "dolphin"
>>  mod4 + f
>> "/usr/bin/qdbus org.freedesktop.ScreenSaver /ScreenSaver Lock"
>>  mod4 + l
>> I need to kill xbindkeys and start it again for those bindings to work.
>> It gets weirder, because sometimes I have to restart it twice. As I
>> said, I cannot make sense of the problem - running any of those commands
>> from Alt+F2 or from konsole always works (except dolphin segfaulting, of
>> course).
> Could it result from a bad interaction with how Kwin or whatever-it-is
> maps the keys ? I remember having the same problem with XFCE, when
> calling xbindkeys from a .xsession file, with the additional constraint
> that I had two keyboards with different mappings: there was only one
> keyboard working. Since then I use built-in facilities of desktop
> environments to define shortcuts.
> So I'd say it's a xbindkeys issue. Do you experience problems when
> only using standard modifiers in Xbindkeys (like ctrl/shift?).

Other similar bindings do work (like mod4+u, which ironically also calls
qdbus). I don't think this is xbindkeys' problem only - and with KDE
4.4, this all worked fine.

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