I'm quite happy user of Arch Linux. BUT... Recent upgrade changed Xorg to new version which requires HAL (Hardware Abstraction Layer). Problem: when HAL is turned on, it totally breaks my keyboard - generates extra "key presses" when using "special" keys - ...

there is this quite old, but pretty functional concept: keyboard shortcuts. you know it - you press ctrl-s, and your editor saves currently-edited file. my problem is that there are some standard cases when i would really love to have this ability ...