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I am using Ubuntu 9.10 on my Thinkpad T61. Very often after the system woke up from sleep, all the gnome shortcuts went dead (no effect when key combinations pressed).

Things like "Alt+F4, Alt+TAB" are dead; things like Ctrl+C/Ctrl+V are OK; buttons such as volume up/down also OK;

I tried to Google for answers but wasn't lucky enough. Any idea how to solve it? Thanks!

If it's not preventable, can I at least restore them without restarting the session?

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Try and run xev before and after the suspend, and press various of the key combinations that work/don't work. Log the results to separate files. You should see the key presses (even of keys like Alt etc) coming through. Then you should be able to see exactly what's changed when the problem occurs. With that info you can file a handy bug on bugs.launchpad.net and somebody should pick it up and help you diagnose what's wrong

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