keyboard shortcuts get lost

Bug #1078072 reported by Barry Warsaw on 2012-11-12
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This bug affects 5 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gconf (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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glib2.0 (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

It seems that keyboard shortcuts get lost after reboots. I'm not sure where the bug is, perhaps gconf? The symptoms are this:

* System Settings -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts
* Under 'Windows', do the following:
   - deactivate "Activate the window menu"
   - set "Minimize window" to Alt-h
  - set "Maximize window vertically" to Alt-Down

Now, some future reboot will reset all of these back to the default. I've seen this in both Quantal and Raring. Unfortunately, not *every* reboot will cause the reset. It's possible that only when the machine shows a reboot is necessary due to 'gconf' changes, will this happen. I haven't been able to find any other evidence or clues.

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tags: added: bot-comment
affects: ubuntu → gconf (Ubuntu)
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in gconf (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in glib2.0 (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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