[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#522957: Bug#522957: xfconf: There are major problem with the way keyboard settings are dealt with.

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Thu Apr 9 18:35:57 UTC 2009

On jeu, 2009-04-09 at 20:57 +0300, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> On Wed,08.Apr.09, 21:44:55, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > > 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.
> I spoke too soon. Even with this solution the special keys won't work.  
> The strange thing is that other shortcuts (ex. I've set Ctrl+Alt+w to 
> open x-www-browser) work normally. The shortcuts involving special keys 
> don't work until I reconfigure them (to the same value!).

Yes but if those are not saved to the file, it's only valid for the
current session.

> > 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
> > exists.
> The config files are ok AFAICT.

keyboard-layout is the file for keyboard model and layouts. Keyboard
shortcuts are
in .config/xfce4/xfconf/xfce-perchannel-xml/xfce4-keyboard-shortcuts.xml

Could you check if the file exists and if it contains the correct
content, just before loging out.

Cheers and thanks,
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