After few weeks of using Xfce I suddenly ran into following problem - my keyboard shortcuts are not working when I am using two monitors (actually one monitor and notebook itself).

When I unplug notebook from docking station, everything is working fine. It used to work correctly and I am not aware of any changes I made to settings so it must be some bad update or something.

I am running on Xfce 4.10 and Fedora 18.

P.S. It might be related to my another question

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Check the contents of ~/.config/xfce4/xfconf/xfce-perchannel-xml/xfce4-keyboard-shortcuts.xml - that's where your keyboard short-cuts are stored. Yet most likely it is indeed because of your other problem (Window buttons (minimize, maximaze, close) are not visible in Xfce), since the window manager is the program that catches and interprets them.

  • Yep, there are right values so problem has to be somewhere else. – Petr Mensik Apr 4 '13 at 12:03
  • I guess it starts working once you start xfwm4 manually, right? – peterph Apr 4 '13 at 12:17
  • Actually not, shortcuts works only without other displays connected. And it doesn't matter if the xfwm4 is running or not. – Petr Mensik Apr 5 '13 at 9:11

It looks like that the problem is solved by an another update (I am not experiencing this issue anymore). Nevertheless, thanks for tips.

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