On Friday 13 July 2012 22:10:24 Hermann J. Beckers did opine:
> Am Friday, 13. July 2012 schrieb Gene Heskett:
> Hi Gene,
> no solution for your copy/paste problem, but
> > On a similar train of thought because it might be the same "helper",
> > mc is supposed to exit when you press F10, but here on ubuntu that
> > pulls down a windows menu, a totally worthless operation from what
> > you expected, so you grab the mouse and click on the f10 button at
> > the bottom right of the mc screen, and gnome then pops up its *^%#$
> > nanny and asks "are you sure?" If that nanny worked for me, she
> > would have been so fired years ago.
> 1. solution:
> Don't use Terminal, use lxterminal or xterm.
I think I'm using Konsole. Humm, system >preferences > preferred apps says
its Gnome Terminal. Looks just like the kde konsole. Killed the F10 grab,
now all I get is the gnome nanny. So it still takes the mouse to quit mc.
> 2. solution:
> Regain the F10 key for mc: Start Terminal, select the third drop down
> menu/tab from left (should be edit, on my german version its
> "bearbeiten" ), select "settings" or "preferences", select the fourth
> tab from left ("shortcuts" ?) and activate the last selection on that
> tab, should be "deactive Menu shortcut (default is F10)".
Aha! Consider that done. But how do I save that forever as I'm not root.
Humm, looks as if it is saved if I use a tab that has me sudo -i.
> 3. solution:
> For all F-keys in MC you can use ESC and the corresponding number in MC,
> e. g. ESC 0 for F10.
I'll have to check that out, but its a twop key combo that way and not 100%
Thank You. This is a pretty good stride in the right direction. :)
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