[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#479759: Bug#479759: xfce4: keyboard shortcuts don't respect keyboard layout

Gabriel Sean Farrell gsf at breaksalot.org
Mon May 19 19:24:58 UTC 2008

On Sat, May 17, 2008 at 05:17:07PM +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> reassign 479759 xfce4-mcs-plugins
> thanks
> On Tue, May 06, 2008 at 01:55:26PM +0000, Gabriel Sean Farrell wrote:
> > I use a dvorak keyboard layout, with the following lines in my
> > xorg.conf:
> > 
> >     Option         "XkbLayout" "us"
> >     Option         "XkbVariant" "dvorak"
> > 
> > In Xfce4 Settings Manager -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts, I've set
> > Shift+Control+Alt+t to launch a terminal (/usr/bin/xfce4-terminal).  On
> > the most recent upgrade I noticed it stopped working, but it will work
> > if I hit the normal "t" key on the keyboard, rather than the "k" key I
> > usually hit to type a "t".  
> > 
> > As soon as I open the keyboard settings dialog the expected,
> > dvorak-layout key works again.
> Could you try to (re)set the keyboard while using the dvorak layout, and
> pressing the actual key (on the dvorak layout) you want?

Not sure exactly what you mean by "(re)set" but "setxkbmap dvorak" in
the terminal does nothing.  I'd like to add that I fired up Gnome and
experienced the same problem.  The keyboard types in dvorak, but the
hotkeys are tied to the qwerty layout.  Also, it only occurs on my amd64
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