[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#522957: Bug#522957: Bug#522957: Bug#522957: xfconf: There are major problem with the way keyboard settings are dealt with.
corsac at debian.org
Wed Apr 8 19:44:55 UTC 2009
On mer, 2009-04-08 at 22:29 +0300, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> On Mi,08.apr.09, 02:01:16, Luca Niccoli wrote:
> > I could set the shortcuts and the keyboard layout and model, but
> > neither of these had any effect: shortcuts didn't work, nor did
> > keymaps change.
> I have problems changing the model. I did some tests and I can reproduce
> the issue. Here is the relevant part of xorg.conf (I don't use xmodmap
> ,----[ from xorg.conf ]
> | Section "InputDevice"
> | Identifier "Generic Keyboard"
> | Driver "kbd"
> | Option "XkbRules" "xorg"
> | Option "XkbModel" "pc104"
> | Option "XkbLayout" "ro"
> | EndSection
> The steps to reproduce it:
> rm -rf .config
> Xfce Menu -> Settings -> Keyboard: Layout tab and chose model (Thinkpad
> R61 for me)
> result: special keys don't work
> close Xfce
> special keys still don't work
> now in the keyboard settings I choose some other model and then again
> the Thinkpad R61
> special keys work! but only until Xfce is restarted when the model dance
> needs to be performed again.
> If I choose the corect model in xorg.conf it will be shown in keyboard
> settings after removing .config and will work correctly. I will be using
> this solution anyway, but I could do more tests if needed.
It seems that the config file is not always created when selecting a
layoyut/model. Please check
in .config/xfce4/xfconf/xfce-perchannel-xml/keyboard-layout.xml if it
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