[arch-general] Xorg Weirdness

Celti Burroughs celti at celti.name
Tue Apr 23 17:21:42 UTC 2019

April 23, 2019 9:59 AM, "Storm Dragon via arch-general" <arch-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Unfortunately, on this computer, if I have X started, whatever I type in my console affects the X
> session. So, as I type this message in the console using mutt, it is also appearing in a leafpad
> window in X. Also, when I press keys like alt+left arrow to go back in firefox, or alt+f2 which I
> have bound to a run dialog, it switches to the console. When I switch back to X, in the case of the
> alt+F2 shortcut, the run dialog is opened.

That sounds vaguely like your X session has gotten stuck in raw mode. You might try running the
following from an xterm:

sudo kbd_mode -s -C /dev/tty$(sudo fgconsole)


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