[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#663572: Bug#663572: lightdm does not allow use of compose key

James Tocknell aragilar at gmail.com
Sat Mar 17 06:03:06 UTC 2012

I've tested lightdm with with a different session which explicitly
called xmodmap,
and the compose key works in that session. I've also looked at why my setup
worked in gdm3, and found that in /etc/gdm3/Xsession xmodmap is called. I
guess the bug report should be changed to wishlist, with the request that
xmodmap be called during startup.


On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 4:22 AM, Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at debian.org> wrote:
> On mer., 2012-03-14 at 20:39 +1100, James Tocknell wrote:
> > The output in both sessions is:
> >
> > Trying to build keymap using the following components:
> > keycodes:   evdev+aliases(qwerty)
> > types:      complete
> > compat:     complete
> > symbols:    pc+us+inet(evdev)+terminate(ctrl_alt_bksp)
> > geometry:   pc(pc105)
> >
> > The compose key is enabled using a .Xmodmap file.
> So that means the xmodmap is not really enabled at login time, which
> might be related on what session you start in both cases?
> --
> Yves-Alexis

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