14.04 - keyboard loosing configuration

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Sat Dec 6 12:27:52 UTC 2014


On 5 December 2014 at 23:17, Colin Law <clanlaw at gmail.com> wrote:
> No, but it is interesting that you are seeing that.  I also have a
> 14.04 system configured with a UK keyboard and sometimes the £ # and @
> characters go walkabout on the keyboard, I think it is going to the US
> layout, though it still says it is UK.


Yes, me too. On both my 14.04 systems.

At work I have a Czech system & Czech keyboard layout, but I have a UK
keyboard plugged in & need to use Windows' controls to switch. This
means I'm used to switching layouts, which I do several times a day.

So on Ubuntu I just added the layout switcher, a US layout, and the
panel control... and when my keyboard occasionally goes wonky, I
switch manually to US layout, then switch back again. This resolves it
but it's annoying.


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