When I am in openbox and I start terminator and inside it mc, I cannot use F10 to exit from mc because it is intercepted by terminator an terminator menu opens (same as right-mouse-click).

On terminator forum they suggest to add following into gtkrc:

binding "NoKeyboardNavigation" {
    unbind "<shift>F10"

class "*" binding "NoKeyboardNavigation"

This solves the problem in LXDE, when I add the above lines to


But it does not solve the problem in openbox, even when I am using the same theme (Clearlooks).

I have also tried adding the lines to :


but still no effect in openbox.

How can I fix this problem in openbox ?


The standard locations for gtk2 configuration files are

  • /etc/gtk-2.0/gtkrc: system wide
  • ~/.gtkrc-2.0: user specific

Thus, try to change one of those files instead of ~/.config/gtk-2.0/gtkrc.

Actually there is some inconsistency, because gtk3 is indeed using ~/.config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini, but that is another story.

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