If you select the
Shift combination to switch a keyboard layout in Ubuntu or Linux Mint, any other hotkeys with
<Key> may stop working.
This is a known bug in Xorg that can be fixed by applying this patch.
This is a short note about how to fix the
<Key> hotkeys in Ubuntu or Linux Mint by installing the Xorg patch from this PPA.
Fix Ctrl+Shift+Key in Ubuntu & Linux Mint
Execute these commands to install the Xorg patch from the PPA and fix the
<Key> hotkeys in Ubuntu or Linux Mint:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nrbrtx/xorg-hotkeys $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
Reboot the computer: