[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#490410: Bug#490410: Bug#490410: xfce4-xkb-plugin: Same issue with us, cz keyboard layout, more details, workaround

Jan Capek jen at jikos.cz
Mon Aug 18 15:45:17 UTC 2008

> Ok. Can you tell me how do you start Xfce? Julien Cristeau (XSF Dev)
> said me that it could be because of the lack of keypresses before plugin
> initialization.
I normally start Xfce by 'startx' on my machine. However, on my parent's 
machine Xfce is being started through gdm. So, the results:
> Could you try:
> - start X and Xfce and don't type anything (for example using startx
>   /usr/bin/startxfce4)

    This still gives me the problem, where the plugin loads only the US 
    keyboard, not reflecting what is in xorg.conf

> - start X, type some stuff, then start xfce4-panel (for example using
>   gdm or any dm)
    X is started via gdm, there are tons of characters typed when logging 
    in. Layout switching is already active there and works (tested). Then 
    after successful login xfce is started (probably via Xsession.d and 
    that whole path - not an expert here) and the xkb plugin is still 
    confused. I hope I understood this test correctly.

One more interesting note. I have tried using fbxkb and that one gives yet 
another broken result: unlike xfce's xkb plugin, it doesn't display the US 
flag at all, only '??'. The Czech one is correct. It doesn't make any 
difference whether I restart it or not. I don't care though. I would like 
the xfce's xkb indicator working.



> And report us what the result are.
> Cheers,
> -- 
> Yves-Alexis

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