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[Bug 278658] Re: Dell Inspiron 1420 Stop playback hotkey not working


** Changed in: somerville
       Status: New => Invalid

** No longer affects: dell

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  Dell Inspiron 1420 Stop playback hotkey not working

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Bug description:
  This report is specific to Intrepid Beta amd64 desktop.

  The Stop playback hotkey worked in Gutsy and Hardy, and has ceased
  working in Intrepid.  The expected action is that it will stop playing
  audio.  It no longer does this in Intrepid.  The information provided
  in this report is relative to:

  Additional information is provided relative to:

  These are notes on the HotkeyResearch wiki page methods:

  1.  Method 1.  Cannot use.  The Keyboard Shortcuts no longer provide
  magic numbers.

  2.  Method 2.  This method sucessfully provided information which is
  attached to this comment (hotkey-log.txt).  Although this method did
  provide information, X no longer accepted keystrokes and it was
  necessary to logout using the mouse and log back in.  hotkey-setup was
  properly restarted as directed, so this is probably a bug in an of

  3.  Method 3.  Cannot use.  /var/log/acpid is no longer present.  I
  was able to determine an acpi event was not generated when pressing
  the key by using acpi_listen.

  4.  Method 4.  Did not provide information.  Pressing the key did not
  generate reportable key release events using xev per the directions.

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