Alt key trouble: Ubuntu 16.04, Wine 4.11-Staging, WoW

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Alt key trouble: Ubuntu 16.04, Wine 4.11-Staging, WoW

Post by Paul60 » Tue Jul 02, 2019 4:16 pm

I recently upgraded my OS and Wine at the same time. While playing World of Warcraft, I discovered that the Alt key does not work. Note that it does work normally outside of the game. In fact, Alt+Tab works in the game and outside. But Alt key-binds do not work in the game.

If I change from wine 4.11-Staging to 4.10-Staging, the Alt key works fine. But changing back to 4.1-Staging breaks it again. As an example, I have an action tied to the Alt-=. If I press Alt-=, nothing happens, not even the action for the = or Shift-= keys. I also noticed that I can change key-binds that use the Alt key, so the program does "see" that key sequence. But it doesn't do the action.

Any hints on how to debug this, or tie it to a known bug?

Machine environment: Dell Precision 7520 running Ubuntu 16.04 (4.4.0-154-generic). World of Warcraft 8.2.

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