Bug#384104: gnome: making caps lock an additional ctrl give slightly different cntr-x cntr-c behavior in emacs

Britton Leo Kerin bkerin_rb at letterboxes.org
Mon Aug 21 21:25:48 UTC 2006

Package: gnome
Severity: minor

Recent GNOME version crashed when you tried to make caps lock an
additional control (Desktop->prefereces->keyboard->layout
options->Ctrl key position).  It doesn't crash now, but it doesn't
really work absolutely as expected either.

I selected the "Make CapsLock an addiutional Ctrl." option, and now
when I try to exit emacs at high speed with C-x C-c, usually the C-c
seems to get lost.  If I bang the c and x keys a bit more slowly and
distinctly it always works.

If I use the actual Ctrl key marked as such on the keyboard, there is
no such problem.

Britton Kerin

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.15-1-k7
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=ANSI_X3.4-1968)

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