Keyboard strangeness in Gnome
yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com
Sat Sep 22 13:49:30 UTC 2007
> I´m running Feisty, and despite installing 7.04 with an Ubuntu disk
> have otherwise been using KDE pretty much exclusively.
> Today I booted into Gnome, and made the necessary adjustment in
> Preferences > Keyboard for my current layout -- Generic 105-key
> (Intl) PC/United Kingdom International (with dead keys).
> However, I now find that apparently without any additional
> adjustments, the Tilda and Circumflex keys need to be pressed twice
> to register their character. Likewise the Single and Double-quote
> keys, which instead register a slanted single-quote mark and an
> umlaut respectively.
> Presumably this is part of a system to facilitate accented
> characters, but how do I turn it off ;) ?
I had this and had to edit xorg.conf to overcome it
Identifier "Generic Keyboard"
Option "XkbRules" "xorg"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "gb"
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