xbindkeys 1.8.6

Asked by Scott Sanicki on 2014-02-05

When will xbindkeys 1.8.6 be available?

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What is the output of :

lsb_release -a; uname -a


Scott Sanicki (scott-sanicki) said : #2

No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS
Release: 12.04
Codename: precise
Linux Sanickiosk 3.8.0-35-generic #52~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jan 30 17:27:28 UTC 2014 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux

I can't find a PPA but I noticed it is very young and not long past release. Ubuntu is not a rolling release distribution so packages will most likely not be updated as soon as a new version of something is out.

If bug and security fixes are significant then the package will be updated. If the gains are few then more urgent packages will be given time and effort to make those better.

If you report a bug it may prompt the developers to check the change logs to see if the new version warrants immediate action, or if it will wait.

You are free to compile your own binaries. I recommend you install checkiinstall to make a deb of your efforts.

Scott Sanicki (scott-sanicki) said : #4

There is a significant bug fixed by 1.8.6. The bug was reported here: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=447026


ubuntu-bug xbindkeys

And report the problem. Also post the Debian bug link you just gave so that the bug guys know it has been reported upstream

Scott Sanicki (scott-sanicki) said : #6

Done. Thanks.