password restrictions are different in the GUI and on the command line.

Chris Green cl at
Sun Jul 17 17:27:55 UTC 2016

On Sun, Jul 17, 2016 at 07:01:41PM +0200, s.achterop at wrote:
> > Chris' hint IMO is very good, it could happen that lightdm does use
> > another keyboard layout.
> > 
> I don't have a /etc/X11/xorg.conf or /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d
> So how is keyboard.conf going to be called?
> During installation I used only defaults.
> I only set that my location is Amsterdam.
That's exactly what I did, installed for London UK, UK keyboard and
lightdm used a US keyboard layout.

Chris Green

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