Re: [dev] [wmii] lost wmii keyboard shortcuts during session

From: Alex Kilgore <>
Date: Fri, 28 May 2010 05:52:28 -0400

I am not sure as to the details of your issue,
But perhaps you are hitting the same issue with dash as I was,
and was mentioned in one of the earlier threads,
If you use wmiirc, try changing
#!/bin/dash -f

and see if the problem persists


On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 11:37:05AM +0200, DarthDragon wrote:
> Hello,
> on Debian testing, and since I have updated it, performing some action
> make me lost all modkey shortcuts.
> How can I track what happen at least at wmii level ?
> Identified cases to lost my modkey shortcuts:
> * mouse click on a workspace in the tag bar (but the workspace does not
> change)
> * use MODKEY-p and press ESC to cancel
> * use MODKEY-t and press ESC to cancel
> * use MODKEY-SHIFT-t and press ESC to cancel
> These are 100% reproducible.
> This one does not always show the pbm:
> * mouse click on a window title bar (window brings up)
> Please note the mouse is still working, clicking on window title bar
> brings up the window.
> Running "wmiir xwrite /ctl exec wmii" to restart wmii gives me back all
> shortcuts.
> My MODKEY is the Windows key.
> System running:
> * Debian testing (last update May, 28th)
> * wmii+ixp-3.9-4 binary built from archive from
> * NVIDIA drivers (also tested with
> Thanks for help.
Received on Fri May 28 2010 - 09:52:28 UTC

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