Custom "Toggle fullscreen mode" shortcut broken

Bug #1615865 reported by Ipsod on 2016-08-23
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This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
compiz (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

Ubuntu 16.04 and 14.04 do not recognize custom keyboard shortcut for Toggle fullscreen mode.

Other custom shortcuts, like Toggle maximization state, are working properly.

I've tried many different settings for Toggle fullscreen mode in keyboard settings, including ctrl+alt+o, super+8, and many others.

To test:

    go to Settings/Keyboard/Shortcuts/Windows
    set Toggle fullscreen mode to ctrl+alt+o (or anything else)
    test whether the shortcut actually works on FireFox (or any other program).

Last tested in Ubuntu 16.04.1 (updated today)

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: unity-control-center 15.04.0+16.04.20160705-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-31.50-generic 4.4.13
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-31-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.1
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Mon Aug 22 19:32:39 2016
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/unity-control-center
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-08-22 (0 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20160719)
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=(custom, user)
 SHELL=/bin/bash
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 LANGUAGE=en_US
 XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set>
SourcePackage: unity-control-center
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Ipsod (ipsod) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in unity-control-center (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in unity-control-center (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
bilbo (felix-binder-b) wrote :

Is it possible to map one key to another one to circumvent this? For instance, mapping a volume key to F11 might be a helpful workaround for tablet and convertible users.

affects: unity-control-center (Ubuntu) → compiz (Ubuntu)
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