[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#490410: 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
Fri Oct 10 21:35:21 UTC 2008

On Fri, 10 Oct 2008, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 08, 2008 at 09:58:15AM +0200, Jan Capek wrote:
> > I want to point out that I have two independent computers here:
> > 
> > 1) laptop - uses gdm to start xfce4
> > 2) server - has no gdm installed and I launch xfce4 manually (startx)
> > 
> > Both are experiencing the same issue. I am willing to debug further. 
> > However, it has been more than a month and I forgot some of the internals 
> > I saw in the keyboard plugin. Would it help if I post here the exact 
> > mechanism how the plugin gets the keyboard layout information from X? 
> > Maybe somebody w/ better knowledge of X could direct us.
> Yes it'd be nice to do some kind of summary, it's becoming a bit messy.
> Which xorg do your run, btw? Could you give us the result of dpkg -l |
> grep xorg?
> Cheers,
> -- 
> Yves-Alexis

one more update, I have performed dist upgrade, below are the latest 
package versions and it seems to make no difference either. This is the 
machine that uses 'startx' to start the server and no display manager.



ii  xorg                                1:7.3+18                   X.Org X 
Window System
ii  xorg-docs                           1:1.4-3                    
Miscellaneous documentation for the X.Org software suite
ii  xserver-xorg                        1:7.3+18                   the 
X.Org X server
ii  xserver-xorg-core                   2:1.4.2-7                  Xorg X 
server - core server
ii  xserver-xorg-input-all              1:7.3+18                   the 
X.Org X server -- input driver metapackage
ii  xserver-xorg-input-evdev            1:2.0.3-1                  X.Org X 
server -- evdev input driver
ii  xserver-xorg-input-kbd              1:1.3.1-1                  X.Org X 
server -- keyboard input driver
ii  xserver-xorg-input-mouse            1:1.3.0-1                  X.Org X 
server -- mouse input driver
ii  xserver-xorg-input-synaptics        0.14.7~git20070706-3       
Synaptics TouchPad driver for X.Org/XFree86 server
ii  xserver-xorg-input-wacom                    X.Org X 
server -- Wacom input driver
ii  xserver-xorg-video-radeon           1:6.9.0-1+lenny4           X.Org X 
server -- ATI Radeon display driver
ii  xserver-xorg-video-radeonhd         1.2.1-2                    X.Org X 
server -- AMD/ATI r5xx, r6xx display driver
ii  xserver-xorg-video-v4l              0.2.0-1                    X.Org X 
server -- Video 4 Linux display driver

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