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mod+d doesn't work

asked 2012-10-10 12:39:02 +0000

stunpix gravatar image

Hi all,

Using synaptic I just installed Desktop Ubuntu 12.04 x64, then on fresh system I installed i3. Logged in to i3. I accepted default configuration with Mod=WinKey. Nothing other were tuned. Now when I'm pressing Win+d for dmenu - nothing happens... Any other combinations Win+... are working well (logout, switching screens, launching terminal, etc), only Win+d doesn't launch dmenu. I can change configuration to use Alt instead of Win, but current config is much preferred for me. Any ideas why this could happen?

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answered 2012-10-10 13:17:35 +0000

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updated 2012-10-10 13:21:49 +0000

My fault. :) I've installed package named "i3-wm". This is wrong. To enable everything, a metapackage named "i3" should be installed. Problem solved.

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answered 2012-10-10 13:14:53 +0000

Michael gravatar image

Is dmenu installed at all? If it is (and you can start it from a terminal), please enable debugging and see what happens in the log when you press Mod+d:

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thank you for suggestion, I already posted solution - this was my fault. :) Ubuntu has different packages of i3 and I installed incomplete package.

stunpix gravatar imagestunpix ( 2012-10-10 13:20:39 +0000 )edit

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