Re: Sawfish - keybinding funny.
I noticed this also with Sarge. Looks like Sawfish is being moved to the
GNOME 2 version, which in my experience has always sucked tremendously.
Somehow, they took a nice, simple window manager that had just the right
options, reduced the number of options, removed the config tool, and
yet still left it working worse than before.
Solution: Use Metacity.
Richard Heycock <email@example.com> wrote:
> I use keybindings quite a lot in sawfish but I noticed recently (I
> think after the last upgrade but I'm not sure) that some of them don't
> work very well. For example I have an xterm mapped to ctrl-shift-e and
> when I press those keys a number things might happen:
> * it works, but not very often;
> * it does nothing, but not very often;
> * it thinks for about 3 seconds and then pops up two xterms.
> If an xterm has focus then an 'e' is printed after about a
> second. This is the most common scenario.
> I've tried binding the xterm to a differnt set of keys (ctrl-alt-e)
> and the other keybindings work (ctrl-alt-r - roll shade window). I am
> running unstable.
> Does anyone have insight into this?
> "It is possible to make things of great complexity out of things
> that are very simple. There is no conservation of simplicity"
> -- Stephen Wolfram
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