No way to change "Host Key Combination" (missing from Preferences)

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No way to change "Host Key Combination" (missing from Preferences)

Postby jonzilla » 25. Jun 2019, 00:33

I have a recent installation of 6.08 on a Linux (Kubuntu 18.04) host. In preferences, there is no entry to change the host key combination (it's usually in File-Preferences-Input).

Is it still possible to change the host key combination in 6.0.8?
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Re: No way to change "Host Key Combination" (missing from Preferences)

Postby jonzilla » 25. Jun 2019, 04:42

Well I figured how to do this in the console with "VBoxManage setextradata global GUI/Input/HostKeyCombination" using the decimal version of the keysym value returned by xev. Still not sure why this isn't showing up in the Preferences GUI, but at least I am able to set my host key the way I like it.
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Re: No way to change "Host Key Combination" (missing from Preferences)

Postby socratis » 25. Jun 2019, 09:01

jonzilla wrote:it's usually in File-Preferences-Input

File » Preferences » Input » Virtual Machine » Host Key Combination.

BTW, what's the output of "VBoxManage -version"?
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