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[Bug 936840] Re: <ctrl> key now known as <primary> which breaks keyboard shortcuts


Still being stored as <Primary> in my Ubuntu/xfce4 14.04 system.

Seriously, what motivated some software engineer to rename <ctrl> as
<Primary>? What problem did this solve that couldn't be solved some
other way?

This is what should be done now: Track down all software that writes
"<Primary>" to any config file and change it to write <ctrl> (or
<ctrl_L> or <ctrl_R> if you need). Also make sure that all the software
understands <Primary> and converts it to <ctrl> when it reads a config

Nonsense like this is why Linux is having so much trouble being adopted
for the general desktop. Every single damn release breaks things. I
can't stand upgrading because I know I need to fix fifty things when I

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