[openbox] keybind problem
tapio.m.pitkaranta at gmail.com
Sun Dec 20 12:52:56 EST 2009
> Date: Fri, 18 Dec 2009 06:07:28 +0000 (UTC)
> From: Graham Breed <x31equsenet at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [openbox] keybind problem
> On Thu, 17 Dec 2009 20:42:48 +0200, Tapio Pitkäranta wrote:
> > I'm having trouble setting keybinds in rc.xml. Specifically I'm trying
> > to control my mpd server with the multimedia keys. This is what I tried
> > to add in rc.xml:
> > <keybind key="XF86AudioPlay">
> > <action name="Execute">
> > <execute>mpc toggle</execute>
> > </action>
> > </keybind>
> > Nothing happens. Typing the command in terminal works. Now, the funny
> > thing is that any other command besides mpc works just fine, for
> > example:
> I don't have mpc so I can't test it. Maybe it depends on an environment
> variable that isn't set when the key bindings are executed. You could
> try looking for an error message in a log file somewhere.
Thanks that helped. I'm using zsh instead of bash and when I start openbox
through gdm, my .bashrc isn't executed, and neither is .zshrc, until I start
a terminal emulator. The error messages are logged to ~./.xsession-errors.
So as a workaround I added
Thanks everybody for your input.
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