Unknown use of F9 key
Ulin the Tech Mage
ulinthetechmage at hit-techs.com
Fri Jul 11 18:23:49 UTC 2008
On Fri, 2008-07-11 at 12:08 -0600, Karl Larsen wrote:
> Kim Goldenberg wrote:
> > I'm not sure what has attached itself to the F9 key, but whenever I
> > press it the whole desktop goes dim, and only comes back if I press
> > another F-key or click with the mouse. As I have several applications
> > that use the F9 key, this has become an annoyance. I suspect that it
> > was something that was either installed, then removed or something
> > updated. I also suspect it was set as a key and the action program no
> > longer exists, but the software to call it still traps the key press.
> > Fortunately for some things Shift-F9 works for many of them, but it is
> > hard to retrain my fingers, and I would like to fix this.
> > I am looking for suggestions on how to debug this, more than actual
> > fixes, but will take anything people can suggest.
> > Running Ubuntu 8.04 x86_64, up to date Intel core-duo processor, 2GB
> > memory.
> > TIA
> > Kim
> Well Kim my Hardy I discover F9 causes my Thunderbird to check for
> new email :-)
> This is not something I use because I don't use F9 at all. But odd
> things I agree.
> Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
> Linux User
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its a compiz thing
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