Keyboard access to me menu in Unity? -- lacks front-to-back cycling

Evan Huus eapache at gmail.com
Sat Apr 16 12:01:45 UTC 2011


On Sat, Apr 16, 2011 at 7:57 AM, Jason Todd <jtodd929 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> I'm basing this on use of the Beta 2 Live CD (no install). Maybe this could
> be explaining the difference?

Possibly. I upgraded via beta 2 though, and I've only installed one
round of updates since.

>> From: eapache at gmail.com
>> Date: Sat, 16 Apr 2011 07:47:58 -0400
>> Subject: Re: Keyboard access to me menu in Unity? -- lacks front-to-back
>> cycling
>> To: jtodd929 at hotmail.com
>> CC: ubuntu-devel-discuss at lists.ubuntu.com
>>
>> On Sat, Apr 16, 2011 at 7:36 AM, Jason Todd <jtodd929 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> > The other issue I'm facing when accessing Session-Menu is that the arrow
>> > keys don't cycle front-to-back/back-to-front when scrolling the panel
>> > indicators in Beta 2.
>>
>> I'm actually able to do this just fine. One tap left and I wrap
>> around. That's odd.
>>
>> > For example, if I have no apps open (and then no global menus present)
>> > and I
>> > press F10 the highlight appears on the first indicator menu.
>>
>> Another difference with my machine: If I have no apps open, the global
>> menu for nautilus shows up (since presumably the desktop is nautilus,
>> and it has focus). Again, odd.
>>
>> One of our machines seems to be behaving oddly. I'm guessing it's mine
>> (it's an upgrade from maverick from lucid), but either way it would be
>> nice to know the intended behavior here.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Evan
>>
>> > If I press the
>> > left arrow key (with the intention of cycling to the Session-Menu)
>> > nothing
>> > happens. If I press the right-arrow key then I can cycle through the
>> > menus,
>> > but I have to go through each indicator menu which involves much
>> > tapping. I
>> > would be so much faster to be able to tap the right-arrow key and land
>> > directly on the session-menu.
>> >
>> >> From: eapache at gmail.com
>> >> Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2011 13:03:23 -0400
>> >> Subject: Keyboard access to me menu in Unity?
>> >> To: ubuntu-devel-discuss at lists.ubuntu.com
>> >>
>> >> In past versions of Ubuntu, Super-S would select the me menu so that
>> >> you could access it without a mouse. In unity, this combo is used for
>> >> the expo plugin, and I cannot find the combo that replaced it.
>> >>
>> >> I have found
>> >> http://askubuntu.com/questions/28086/unity-keyboard-mouse-shortcuts
>> >> which is fairly comprehensive, but doesn't list a combo for this.
>> >>
>> >> Is this a bug I should file, or is there already a new shortcut that
>> >> I'm just missing?
>> >>
>> >> Thanks,
>> >> Evan
>> >>
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