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Edit: OK, I no longer think the problem is with X. See the post below for more info.
I just finished reinstalling linux on my Toshiba Satellite 1130/1135 laptop and reconfigured X (I didn't save my old xorg.conf file). After I did this, my "alt" key won't work after I boot up X (though I can still hit ctrl+alt+F1 to drop to the VC and alt+Fx to switch between VCs). This is very annoying as I have a lot of keyboard shortcuts that depend on the "alt" key, and I don't like having to use the mouse so much. Any help would be much appreciated. (Also, FYI, the 1130/1135 has a really strange keyboard, though I don't think this is the problem, since everything worked just fine on my previous installation).
Here is the part of my xorg.conf that deals with the keyboard.
Just some more information. I no longer believe that the problem is X (I can use the alt key shortcuts in FireFox and urxvt). I now think the problem is with Fluxbox. So, is there anything wrong that you guys can see in my ~/.fluxbox/keys file?
Mod1 Tab :NextWindow
Mod1 Shift Tab :PrevWindow
Mod1 Left :PrevWorkspace
Mod1 Right :NextWorkspace
Mod1 F1 :ExecCommand urxvt
Mod1 F2 :ExecCommand /opt/mozilla/bin/firefox
Mod1 F4 :Close
Control Mod1 Up :MoveUp 10
Control Mod1 Down :MoveDown 10
Control Mod1 Left :MoveLeft 10
Control Mod1 Right :MoveRight 10
Mod4 m :RootMenu
Mod4 r :ExecCommand fbrun
(all the Move* commands work just fine, but nothing else does)