[xubuntu-users] 14.10, keyboard map seems wrong for GUI login

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Fri Dec 5 11:48:28 UTC 2014


On Fri, Dec 05, 2014 at 12:35:38PM +0100, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Fri, 5 Dec 2014 10:36:55 +0000, Chris Green wrote:
> > Also doesn't the GUI login run 'before' X starts, X is actually
> > started for the specific user who has logged in.  So changing the
> > settings in xorg.conf shouldn't really be relevant to the GUI login. 
> > In the old days it would be configured in xdm, gdm or whatever but
> > they're not so separate any more.
> 
> Oops, that does answer when the script I posted is executed.
> 
> And keyboard configuration in console vs XKB, anyway, "GDM keyboard
> layout See Keyboard configuration in Xorg#Using X configuration files."
> - https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/GDM#GDM_keyboard_layout
> 
> So, X keyboard settings can be used for the display manager's greeters.
> 
The link is for archlinux though, as opposed to xubuntu.  Xubuntu uses
lightdm.

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Chris Green




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