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I currently using Eclipse with Fedora 16, everything is perfect before I use Ctrl+H to search a file.

In the file search tab:

  • When I type 'a' Eclipse seems to get a 'ctrl + a'
  • So I cannot type an 'a' for searching

But in the editor everything is ok!

Before I type 'a':

befor i type 'a'

After I type 'a':

after i type 'a'

But when I click the file search in toolbar, I can type everything.

What's going on?

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I used to hit this in the past that actually my keyboard is not in very good condition, the Ctrl key seems stucked down the keyboard until i hit it again. If that is not your scenario, try check if Universal Access -> Sticky Key option in Fedora 16 should you had pressed Ctrl key long enough. hope this help.

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I think that is not what i suffer from,actually i have replaced a new keyboard last day. And it still appears. – jilen Nov 30 '11 at 5:14
Ok, verified again and logged a bug report at bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=368313 – d4v1dv00 Jan 11 '12 at 5:28
I update my fedora and this problem seems fixed. – jilen Jan 12 '12 at 1:12
good to hear that but if without upgrading to latest GNOME fix, it seems that the problem is coming from GNOME desktop. found this article blink4blog.blogspot.com/2012/01/…. – d4v1dv00 Jan 12 '12 at 2:25

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