Gnome-terminal steals ALT key

Bug #852834 reported by Henry de Valence on 2011-09-17
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This bug affects 6 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-terminal (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

When I press ALT, the keypress is not passed into the terminal, even when I have the menu option "Enable Menu access keys" disabled.

This, of course, breaks any number of programs, including VIM.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: gnome-terminal 2.32.1-0ubuntu3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-11.48-generic 2.6.38.8
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-11-generic x86_64
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sat Sep 17 16:43:00 2011
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gnome-terminal
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Release amd64 (20110426)
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_CA:en
 LANG=en_CA.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: gnome-terminal
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Henry de Valence (hdevalence) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in gnome-terminal (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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