alt+f+a doesn't work the first time round

Bug #1025860 reported by Alan Jenkins on 2012-07-17
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Unity
Triaged
Low
Unassigned
unity (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned

Bug Description

1. Quit firefox
2. Start firefox
3. Press alt+f+a

Expected result: "save page as" dialog box.
Actual result: the File menu appears, but the "Save Page As" item cannot be activated by pressing a

Additional detail: if you try alt+f+a a second time, then it will start working.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: firefox 13.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-26.41-generic 3.2.19
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-26-generic x86_64
AddonCompatCheckDisabled: False
AlsaVersion: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Driver Version 1.0.24.
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu8
Architecture: amd64
AudioDevicesInUse:
 USER PID ACCESS COMMAND
 /dev/snd/controlC0: alan 2666 F.... pulseaudio
 /dev/snd/pcmC0D0p: alan 2666 F...m pulseaudio
BuildID: 20120615112143
CRDA: Error: command ['iw', 'reg', 'get'] failed with exit code 1: nl80211 not found.
Card0.Amixer.info:
 Card hw:0 'Intel'/'HDA Intel at 0xfdff8000 irq 43'
   Mixer name : 'Realtek ALC883'
   Components : 'HDA:10ec0883,105bb603,00100002'
   Controls : 48
   Simple ctrls : 23
Channel: release
CurrentDmesg:
 [ 31.120517] NFSD: Using /var/lib/nfs/v4recovery as the NFSv4 state recovery directory
 [ 31.152507] NFSD: starting 90-second grace period
 [ 31.889181] skge 0000:02:03.0: eth0: Link is up at 100 Mbps, full duplex, flow control both
 [ 32.260512] init: plymouth-stop pre-start process (2133) terminated with status 1
 [ 40.192795] eth0: no IPv6 routers present
Date: Tue Jul 17 20:49:09 2012
ForcedLayersAccel: False
IpRoute:
 default via 10.184.27.116 dev eth0 proto static
 10.0.0.0/8 dev eth0 proto kernel scope link src 10.184.27.62 metric 1
 169.254.0.0/16 dev eth0 scope link metric 1000
IwConfig:
 lo no wireless extensions.

 eth0 no wireless extensions.
PrefErrors: Unexpected character before comma @ [Profile]/<email address hidden>/defaults/preferences/defaults.js:25
PrefSources:
 /etc/firefox/syspref.js
 prefs.js
 user.js
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_GB:en
 TERM=xterm
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=en_GB.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
Profiles: Profile0 (Default) - LastVersion=13.0.1/20120615112143 (In use)
RelatedPackageVersions:
 rhythmbox-mozilla 2.96-0ubuntu4.1
 kopete 4:4.8.4-0ubuntu0.1
 totem-mozilla 3.0.1-0ubuntu21
RfKill:

RunningIncompatibleAddons: False
SourcePackage: firefox
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
dmi.bios.date: 07/26/2007
dmi.bios.vendor: Phoenix Technologies, LTD
dmi.bios.version: 6.00 PG
dmi.board.name: 946 7MA Series
dmi.board.vendor: Foxconn
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.chassis.vendor: OEM
dmi.chassis.version: OEM
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnPhoenixTechnologies,LTD:bvr6.00PG:bd07/26/2007:svnOEM:pnOEM:pvrOEM:rvnFoxconn:rn9467MASeries:rvr:cvnOEM:ct3:cvrOEM:
dmi.product.name: OEM
dmi.product.version: OEM
dmi.sys.vendor: OEM
http_proxy: http://brick.scree.dyndns.org:8123/
no_proxy: localhost,127.0.0.0/8

Alan Jenkins (aj504) wrote :
Chris Coulson (chrisccoulson) wrote :

Thanks, but this isn't anything to do with Firefox. The menu is drawn by the shell, which is also responsible for handling key events whilst the menu is on screen

affects: firefox (Ubuntu) → unity (Ubuntu)
Alan Jenkins (aj504) wrote :

Thanks for the triage. If it matters, I'm using unity-2d at the moment.

Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

Confirmed in 12.04. However the bug appears to be fixed in 12.10 (now with Unity 6.0). Can anyone else verify it's fixed in 12.10?

Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
status: Incomplete → Confirmed
Changed in unity:
status: New → Confirmed
no longer affects: unity
Omer Akram (om26er) wrote :

I can confirm this issue here. pression alt+f+a does not open the 'save as' dialog in Unity but works fine in gnome-fallback-session

unity 6.0.0+bzr2509ubuntu0+735
compiz 1:0.9.8+bzr3249+bzr3286ubuntu0+3275

Bilal Akhtar (bilalakhtar) wrote :

Happens on both 12.04 and 12.10 for me.

Changed in unity:
status: New → Triaged
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Changed in unity:
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
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