Bug 371821 - Meta key behavior not consistent, especially in VirtualBox VMs
Summary: Meta key behavior not consistent, especially in VirtualBox VMs
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 367685
Alias: None
Product: plasmashell
Classification: Plasma
Component: Application Launcher (Kickoff) (show other bugs)
Version: 5.8.2
Platform: Neon Linux
: NOR minor
Target Milestone: 1.0
Assignee: David Edmundson
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Reported: 2016-10-29 12:20 UTC by atmarx
Modified: 2016-10-29 13:47 UTC (History)
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Description atmarx 2016-10-29 12:20:17 UTC
Switched from KUbuntu 16.10 with 5.7.5 to KDE Neon 5.8.2, and I love the fact the meta key now brings up the app launcher without needing a workaround (in addition to a bunch of other fixes -- awesome work!)

However, its behavior is inconsistent.  Pressing Alt+F1 will show/hide the launcher.  Pressing Meta will show, but subsequent presses will not hide the launcher (have to press Esc or mouse focus elsewhere to hide the launcher).

Also, in VirtualBox VMs, Meta+{key} sequences are properly captured and do not trigger host shortcuts.  But a single press of the meta key causes the app launcher to show, even when the keyboard is captured by the VM.
Comment 1 Christoph Feck 2016-10-29 13:47:48 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 367685 ***