[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#490410: Bug#490410: xfce4-xkb-plugin: doesn't detect current layout/unable to switch between configured layouts

Andrei Popescu andreimpopescu at gmail.com
Sat Jul 12 15:16:23 UTC 2008

On Sat,12.Jul.08, 12:11:33, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> On sam, 2008-07-12 at 11:17 +0300, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> > from my /etc/X11/xorg.conf
> > 
> > Section "InputDevice"
> >         Identifier      "Generic Keyboard"
> >         Driver          "kbd"
> >         Option          "XkbRules"      "xorg"
> >         Option          "XkbModel"      "pc105"
> >         Option          "XkbLayout"     "ro,gb,de"
> >         Option          "XkbOptions"    "grp:alt_shift_toggle"
> > EndSection
> > 
> > On start the plugin shows the *US* flag (or "US" if I set it to
> > "text") 
> > and doesn't show any alternate layouts when I click on it. If I
> > switch 
> > using the keyboard it will display (null) for the other two layouts.
> Could you retry without “ro” layout? It seems that latest xkb-data
> upload broke “ro” layout.

I set it to "de,us" and I get the *exact* same behavior. I get the US 
flag even though the layout is "de" and when I switch from the keyboard 
I get "(null)". If I use setxkbmap nothing happens (as far as the plugin 
is concerned, the layouts are switched correctly).

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)
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