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bug #46902: underscore doesn't work in Ub 14.10 with plain openbox and bash

Submitted by:  Real Name <lew_rockwell_fan>
Submitted on:  Thu 14 Jan 2016 07:07:36 PM UTC  
 
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Need Info
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Open/Closed:  Open

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Thu 24 Mar 2016 06:23:29 AM UTC, comment #1: 

Hi,

Thanks very much for the report - I'm sorry it's taken me a while to take a look.

I installed openbox on my computer running Ubuntu 15.10, made myself an .xsession file containing the following lines:

  exec openbox &
  xterm

And tried your example in the xterm:

  $ gxmessage -buttons "_Foo,_Bar" "Example"

When I hold down the ALT key, the underscores appear as they should, and I can hit either ALT F or ALT B to trigger the buttons.

So I'm not sure why you're seeing different results :/

Are you sure the gxmessage window has keyboard focus when you press ALT? (Yes yes, obvious question, sorry :)

Are ALT shortcuts working in any other GTK-based apps you've installed?

Thanks,

Tim

Timothy Musson <timothym>
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Thu 14 Jan 2016 07:07:36 PM UTC, original submission:  

gxmessage -buttons "_Foo,_Bar" "Example"

gives me the expected gxmessage window but the keyboard shortcuts (or is there a better name?) implied (either f, F, b, or B) have no effect. The window just sits there until I click a button.

This  is under Ubuntu 14.04 with plain Openbox as the sole DE (no Unity, no Lubuntu, no LXDE, just Openbox) in Lxterminal using bash, everything fully updated. Mine is a pretty lightweight system, built up from a mini iso (a small cli only installer) installation by installing X, Openbox, lightdm, lxterminal, etc.

Maybe I'm missing some undocumented dependency?

Real Name <lew_rockwell_fan>

 

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