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Old 05-09-2006, 05:28 AM   #1
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Lightbulb CTRL-ALT-Fn ???


Hello, i have a newbie question:
ctrl-alt-fn stopped working, don't know what part of the system is responsible for it- X or KDE?
any suggestions about fixing the problem?
 
Old 05-09-2006, 05:29 AM   #2
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Does ctrl-alt-backspace word?

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Old 05-09-2006, 05:46 AM   #3
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Fn? Are you using a laptop? If so, remember the Fn key usually has to be combined with another key itself, eg. my Pause key is also my Break key when Fn is held. so Ctrl-Alt-Fn-Pause = Ctrl-Alt-Break... Or do you mean that Ctrl-Alt-XX? Let's get a specific example, what is the key / are the keys you are pressing with Ctrl-Alt?
 
Old 05-09-2006, 06:02 AM   #4
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no ctrl-alt-backspace nor ctrl-alt-delete, but these two i can only fix in Control Center by changing the default to something else, let say alt-backspace, and alt-delete respectively. if i switch back to default values it doesn't work again.
it seems like my X server doesn't like ctrl+alt now,while ctrl-alt-fn works in CLI.
 
Old 05-09-2006, 06:05 AM   #5
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hey, just a thought, but try changing it to Ctrl-delete. If it dosent work, maybe your Ctrl button is dirty... It's a long shot.
 
Old 05-09-2006, 06:13 AM   #6
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sorry for being not specific. it's a desk comp, and by Fn i mean F1,2,3.. for switching VT's.
i tried to change it in control center->keyboard shortcuts to ctrl+alt again but when i press ctrl+alt in order to change, it gives me ctrl+ctrl_L instead.

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Old 05-09-2006, 06:23 AM   #7
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hey, just a thought, but try changing it to Ctrl-delete. If it dosent work, maybe your Ctrl button is dirty... It's a long shot.
yes, i was able to change to ctrl+delete - it means my ctrl button is ok i hope, but it doesn't solve my other problem...
 
  


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