[xubuntu-users] keyboard layouts still buggy

Wybo Dekker wybo at xs4all.nl
Mon Apr 30 11:47:19 UTC 2012

On 2012-04-29 16:28, Joshua O'Leary wrote:
> On 29/04/12 10:23, Wybo Dekker wrote:
>> Just installed 12.04. Works fine. But the xfce4-xkb-plugin still does
>> not do its job correctly. If you change the layout option or compose key
>> position, and after logging out and in, you'll have to do it all over
>> again.
>> Why is such software not simply removed as long as it does not work?
>> I finally solved it by doing:
>> xmodmap \
>>    -e 'keycode  66 = Mode_switch Caps_Lock Mode_switch Caps_Lock' \
>>    -e 'keycode 135 = Multi_key Multi_key Multi_key Multi_key'
>> in my .bashrc file
> Does changing the keyboard layout under 'Keyboard' in the xfce settings
> manager have any effect?

I have two layouts: us,euro and us,intl. That setting seems to be stable
between sessions. The other settings:
- Compose key position (which I want at Menu) and
- Change layout option (which I want at Caps Lock (while pressed)...)
disappear mostly (but not always) between sessions.


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