wine metacity and ctrl-alt-del binding - ctrl sticks

Mike Hearn m.hearn at
Tue Aug 3 06:21:13 CDT 2004

This is a well known problem, you don't have to hit ctrl-alt-delete, for 
many users simply switching virtual desktops or using alt+tab will do it.

Unfortunately it seems that Alexandres wm (fvwm?) does not exhibit this 
issue with Wine ....

Grant Williamson wrote:
> Curious if there is a patch somewhere for this.
> Running rhel3, gnome-2.2 with metacity.
> 1) Start notepad, type a few characters
> 2) hit the keyboard combination ctrl-alt-del ...  "gnome-session-kill 
> --save" is started.
> 3) Cancel this option.
> 4) Now try typing in Notepad, i.e. hit the keys "s" or "f", its just 
> like ctrl-s or ctrl-f have been held in.
> 5) Hitting ctrl once cancels this.
> Anyone have a patch, to stop this happening?

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