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sr #106315: Xhotkeys error; cannot load on boot

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Submitted on:  Sat Mar 22 00:13:59 2008  
Category: NonePriority: 5 - Normal
Severity: 3 - NormalStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
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Operating System: GNU/Linux

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Sun Mar 23 12:09:40 2008, comment #3:

I don't use gnome, but it seems that the problem relates to the lack of priority order startup on last "gnome-session-properties" versions:

If there is a conflict with compiz, xhotkeys should be run after compiz. As this seems to be impossible, I would try to run a small shell script with a sleep:

sleep 5

Ugly, but you can try it...

Sat Mar 22 11:11:34 2008, comment #2:

Okay. I'm using Fedora8 with Gnome. Debug output is:
"xhotkeys -vv
debug: keysym_to_maskname table: {65505L: 'shift', 65506L: 'shift', 65507L: 'control', 65508L: 'control', 65511L: 'alt', 65513L: 'alt', 65515L: 'winkey', 65517L: 'winkey', 65027L: 'altgr', 65406L: 'altgr'}
debug: no pidfile found
debug: Starting Xhotkeys server
info: opening configuration file: /home/Pille/.xhotkeys
debug: adding key combination: Open Browser = @178@ -> firefox
debug: adding key combination: Open Terminal = @229@ -> gnome-terminal
debug: adding key combination: Open Thunderbird = @236@ -> thunderbird
debug: adding key combination: Open Rhythmbox = @237@ -> rhythmbox
debug: adding key combination: Open Calculator = @161@ -> gcalctool
debug: adding key combination: Open Licq = @230@ -> licq
debug: adding key combination: Back = @234@ -> xdotool keyup alt+Left
debug: adding key combination: Forward = @233@ -> xdotool key alt+Right
info: 8 combinations read
debug: creating pidfile: /home/Pille/
X protocol error:
<class 'Xlib.error.BadAccess'>: code = 10, resource_id = 422, sequence_number = 9, major_opcode = 2, minor_opcode = 0"

I can start the daemon using the terminal (then everything works fine) and it appears using "ps awx". The point is, when I try to autostart the daemon (e.g. with gnome-session-properties) the daemon does not start (furthermore compiz fusion does not decorate the windows anymore, unless I reload it)

Sat Mar 22 00:33:03 2008, comment #1:


This error message always appears, so it is not a sign of misfunctioning.

I need more info: can you start xhotkeys from a console (xhotkeys -vv) and send the debug output? if you run xhotkeys from a console does it work? does xhotkeys appear on a "ps awx" output when you start it as daemon? usign gnome/kde/xxx ?


Sat Mar 22 00:13:59 2008, original submission:

I'm using xhotkeys on fedora 8 (64Bit). The program itself is running great, but the daemon causes some problems. When I start the daemon , this message is shown:
"X protocol error:
<class 'Xlib.error.BadAccess'>: code = 10, resource_id = 422, sequence_number = 9, major_opcode = 2, minor_opcode = 0"
The daemon is running then, but when I try to start xhotkeys on boot nothing happens.
Maybe you have an idea whats happening there?
Thanks :]



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