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I used Ubuntu 16.04, but in U18.04, when I use the combination of ALT+F4, it closes all windows along with the background windows until it reaches the desktop screen and no other app is running.

It happens mostly when I use VLC. Also for other apps as well.

Expected behavior: It should close only the current window/app.

Actual behavior: It closes other windows along with the current one.

Is this a bug or my mistake?

I don't press keys for a long time, which could cause closing all windows.

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    This is not the designed behaviour and I cannot reproduce this. Does it also happen with multiple windows of nautilus or firefox? Perhaps your keyboard repeat delay is set too low, and repeat rate too high. – vanadium Sep 10 '18 at 7:10
  • yes it happens with other apps as well. how can I, make keyboard repeat delay long? – ganeshdeshmukh Sep 10 '18 at 9:15
  • Are you using an HP ENVY notebook by any chance? – Ainalhafila Jun 9 '19 at 16:00
  • No man, mine is Dell 3557 core i3 laptop – ganeshdeshmukh Jun 10 '19 at 4:35

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