No Krunner for USB keyboard

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Wed Dec 23 20:04:18 GMT 2009

2009/12/23 Reinhold Rumberger <rrumberger at>:
> On Wednesday 23 December 2009, Dotan Cohen wrote:
>> I have a Dell Inspiron laptop running Kubuntu 9.10 with a USB
>>  keyboard attached.
> Similar setup here.
>>  Until recently, there was no difference
>>  between using the built-in keyboard and the USB unit, however,
>>  today I cannot open Krunner (Alt-F2) from the USB keyboard.
>>  Pressing Alt-F2 on the built-in keyboard does bring Krunner up.
> Does anything else work? Built-in keyboard, using keyboard in some
> other app?

Everything else works, so far as I can tell.

>> Yesterday I installed a VNC server on the machine,
> Which one?


>> might this
>>  issue be related? The server is not running now, to be sure.
> I doubt this, unless you were using a client to control the server
> and the client had taken control over the input...

I was doing just that!

Dotan Cohen

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