[Lubuntu-qa] keymap us(alt-intl) not working as expected.

Federico Leoni effelle at gmail.com
Sun Nov 3 12:44:43 UTC 2013

2013/11/3 Nio Wiklund <nio.wiklund at gmail.com>:
> On 2013-11-03 12:20, Federico Leoni wrote:
>> Em 03/11/2013 00:08, "Andre Rodovalho" <andre.rodovalho at gmail.com> escreveu:
>>> Do you have this problem on Lubuntu 13.04?
>>> I updated to 13.10 from 13.04... LxKeymap is still here, and also the lxpannel widget... But I have no problems with this caracters. Maybe the language installed makes difference, I installed with Portuguese-BR using US Keyboard with dead keys!
>>> 2013/11/2 Nio Wiklund <nio.wiklund at gmail.com>
>>>> On 2013-11-01 23:34, Federico Leoni wrote:
>>>>> Before open a bug (if possible for a single layout) I would like to
>>>>> see if anyone is suffering for the same issue.
>>>>> For my work and for real life I write a lot in English, Italian and
>>>>> Portuguese so on all my system desktop (Lubuntu 13.04), netbook and
>>>>> notebook (Lubuntu 13.10), I set my keyboard to US alternative
>>>>> international.
>>>>> What I expect pressing the key " ' " followed by " c " from the
>>>>> keyboard is  the special char " ç " (ALT code 135) but on 13.10 it
>>>>> read it as a " ć ", when on 13.04 is working as expected.
>>>>> I tried to configure it with the new keyboard layout Handler applet
>>>>> and with the old-but-good Lxkeymap but Lubuntu simply seems to ignore
>>>>> the existence of that char. The rest of the keyboard is working fine.
>>>>> This char is really important for Portuguese so it's a big problerm
>>>>> for me.
>>>>> I can change the keyboard layout without troubles, so the issue seems
>>>>> to be related to this specific layer.
>>>>> I tried with a standard Ubuntu 13.04/13.10 live, same behavior.
>>>>> I hope you will understand what I mean, if no one as any clues I'll open a bug.
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>> F.
>>>> I can confirm this behaviour also with Swedish keyboard
>>>> Examples
>>>> Acute accent + c  prints ç in 12.04.3 but ć in 13.10
>>>> Acute accent + e  prints é in 12.04.3 and 13.10
>>>> When I log in from a Lubuntu 13.10 client via ssh to a Xubuntu 12.04.3
>>>> ssh server, I get the 13.10 behaviour, so it seems connected to the
>>>> keyboard setting rather than interpreting the ascii code.
>>>> So please file a bug report and post the bug number. I will add 'affects
>>>> me too'.
>>>> Best regards
>>>> Nio
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>> André,
>> thanks for making me ring a bell in my head.
>> my desktop (running 13.04) is set to PT-BR, if I change language to US
>> the keyboard start acting strange as on others PC.
>>  Setting to PT-BR my netbook and notebook solved the problem but I
>> need an English setup here. And have a keyboard that change behavior
>> with the language is not the best.
>> @Nio:
>> could you gently try to set your system language to Swedish to see if
>> the keyboard starts acting fine? I'll wait your reply then I'll update
>> informations on Launchpad.
>> F.
> To make something clean I installed from Lubuntu_13.10oct30.tar.xz,
> selected Swedish at the OEM finishing screen, added Swedish language,
> set it system-wide. and rebooted.
> The clock, pull down menus, letters in the terminal windows are Swedish,
> for example åäö. but the issue with c is still there.
> It behaves as I described earlier
> Acute accent + c  prints ç in 12.04.3 but ć in 13.10
> setxkbmap pt gives a keyboard where I get ç, where the US keyboard has ;
> (semicolon), the key below p.
> Best regards
> Nio


Colud you add a comment to the bug with your new info? I think is
better to avoid misunderstandings.


Could you gently try to set your whole system to US e test the
keyboard for us? If is acting strange please add yourself to the
affected user list on the bug report. Thanks.

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