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Re: [SLUG] gnome migration
- To: Jeff Waugh <jdub@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] gnome migration
- From: James Gregory <james@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri Sep 13 13:43:03 2002
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
On Fri, 2002-09-13 at 13:20, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> <quote who="James Gregory">
> > > Ctrl-Alt-(Left/Right/Up/Down) to change workspaces. (Shift-)Alt-Tab to
> > > change windows.
> > Neither of those are working.
> > I should probably also mention that I've had the gnome-panel thing die
> > several times in this session. Is that likely to have destroyed its
> > ability to see the keyboard?
> No, the window manager gets first dibs on key presses.
alright, well assuming that's a metacity setting, how do I configure it?
The stuff in .metacity doesn't look very helpful.
> > > See the Keyboard Shortcuts control panel for all of these.
> > Had a look there -- I thought that was the obvious place. My keyboard
> > shortcuts has only got:
> > Desktop
> > Window Management
> > Under Action, and I can't see how to set the "Shortcut" thing.
> Click on the second column and type your shortcut.
tried that. I've single clicked, double clicked and triple clicked all
my mouse buttons to no avail. It refuses to let me type anything in
> > > If you're running metacity, the 'Put on all workspaces' entry in the window
> > > menu should do it.
> > ahh ok. And I just discovered you get this menu on titlebar-less windows
> > by alt-right-clicking -- in WM that's the way I resize windows. Is there
> > an equivalent metacity thing to do that?
> Alt-F8 (again, mentioned in the Keyboard Shortcuts panel).
Not for me (and alt-f8 doesn't do anything either)
I get the distinct feeling that something is missing here. If you've got
any more ideas, send them on. Otherwise I'll tell urpmi to upgrade me