Find the answer to your Linux question:
Results 1 to 2 of 2
Hi, Xfce's Keyboard Properties doesn't recognize all the buttons on my keyboard. Thus, to set all keys I edit shortcuts manually. Unfortunately, the only way I know of refreshing the ...
Enjoy an ad free experience by logging in. Not a member yet? Register.
  1. #1
    Linux Newbie x1a4's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Posts
    123

    Xfce: How do I refresh keyboard shortcuts without restarting Xfce?


    Hi,

    Xfce's Keyboard Properties doesn't recognize all the buttons on my keyboard. Thus, to set all keys I edit shortcuts manually. Unfortunately, the only way I know of refreshing the shortcuts once I'm done is to restart Xfce.

    I there a way to refresh Xfce's keyboard shortcuts after I made changes to the shortcut theme file (~/.config/xfce4/shortcuts/keytheme.xml) without restarting Xfce?

    Thank you.

    EDIT: I'm using Xfce 4.4.2 on Xubuntu 8.04.1 (Hardy)
    Linux user 439038 | Ubuntu user 20892

  2. #2
    Linux Guru reed9's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Boston, MA
    Posts
    4,651
    I think if you kill and restart xfce4-settings-helper, it should re-read the config files.

    So something like
    Code:
    killall xfce4-settings-helper
    And then relaunch.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •