Ticket #6347 (closed enhancement: wontfix)

Opened 10 years ago

Last modified 10 years ago

Remove key shortcut for installing guest additions (Host+D)

Reported by: oskarh Owned by:
Component: GUI Version: VirtualBox 3.1.4
Keywords: shortcut Cc:
Guest type: other Host type: other


I cannot think of any situation where shortcut is useful. Installing the guest additions is a task you perform once only when VB is updated. It is not a repeating task that you need a shortcut for.

Instead I find myself quite often accidentally pressing Host+D when working in my virtual machine.

I find it kind of amusing that there is a keyboard shortcut for installing guest additions but for minimizing the virtual machine window,  there's  nothing..

Change History

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by frank

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to wontfix

Well, we added this shortcut by demand of other others. Perhaps you have the wrong key set as host key?

Regarding the shortcut for minimizing: This is the task of the window manager, so at least for X11 hosts this is not only a one-liner (like Host+D for the guest additions).

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