X2Go Bug report logs - #402
Numlock issues

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Package: x2gomatebindings; Maintainer for x2gomatebindings is X2Go Developers <x2go-dev@lists.x2go.org>; Source for x2gomatebindings is src:x2gomatebindings.

Reported by: jordi@amospalla.es

Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 11:05:02 UTC

Severity: normal

Tags: moreinfo

Found in version

Done: Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2014 08:51:32 +0200
Subject: Re: [X2Go-Dev] Bug#402: Bug#402: Numlock issues
From: jordi@amospalla.es
To: "Mike Gabriel" <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>
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Hi mike!

> Hi Jordi,
> On  Do 10 Apr 2014 15:46:26 CEST, jordi wrote:
>>> Hi Jordi,
>>> (I am re-Cc:-ing #402 in our BTS, hope that's ok...)
>>> On  Do 10 Apr 2014 12:03:02 CEST, jordi wrote:
>>>>> Hi Jordi,
>>>>> On  Sa 05 Apr 2014 19:45:20 CEST, Jordi Marqués wrote:
>>>>>> Hello Mike, sorry for late answer.
>>>>>> I have looked at it, so what you need is a simple bash script. I can
>>>>>> do that. Could I write it and send it to you?
>>>>>> If so, I think I can do it on monday.
>>>>>> Jordi.
>>>>> Sure, send it to me.
>>>>> Make sure that X2Go session startup does not break local session
>>>>> startup. So if you change something in pre-runcommand.d, make sure it
>>>>> gets restored in post-runcommand.d.
>>>> Hello Mike,
>>>> sorry again for being late, I've got more work than I can handle.
>>>> Please take a look at this post-runcommand.d
>>>> http://paste.debian.net/92885/
>>>> and this pre-runcommand.d: http://paste.debian.net/92886/ .
>>>> I write to files to save the state of the two settings previous to
>>>> being
>>>> modified so I can restore it. I set a folder variable where I save
>>>> those
>>>> files. Would that be a correct way to work inside X2go? I set them to
>>>> /tmp
>>>> to test, please modify them accordingly to what would be the best
>>>> value.
>>>> Not directly related to this, I've played also with the
>>>> reduced_resources
>>>> variable, which set to true, disables completely windows animations,
>>>> and
>>>> makes window moving be done with a classic transparent line drawn box,
>>>> instead of the real window image. I've applied to my users, if you
>>>> find
>>>> it
>>>> interesting to try tell me to add it.
>>> The approach is good. I have copied both scripts from paste.debian.net
>>> to my local working copy of x2gomatebindings. Thanks!
>>> However, one thought:
>>> With your proposed approach, the dconf/gsettings setup remains
>>> X2Go'ish for the duration of the X2Go Session.
>>> It would be good, to make those settings and remove them immediately,
>>> after the session has successfully come up. I am not sure how MATE
>>> will behave if you launch the post-runcommand script 20 minutes after
>>> the session has come up.
>>> And another thought...
>>> Another approach actually is... Talking to MATE upstream and asking
>>> them to patch their code directly (i.e. ignore those settings / use
>>> pre-set value if MATE runs inside an X2Go session). I will talk to
>>> Stefano & co. about that (who is MATE upstream).
>> I don't really know if these settings are session aware, but my
>> impression
>> is that those are global settings for a user. If they are not and I can
>> modify the script please let me know!
> My question is: if you run the pre-runcommand script just before
> session startup and then run the post-runcommand script right after
> session startup (not when the session is ended), are the settings then
> ok?

Yes right, these scripts should be run at session start and at session end.

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