Bug 1385687 - Layout switching doesn't work in Anaconda (F25 Workstation Live Beta)
Summary: Layout switching doesn't work in Anaconda (F25 Workstation Live Beta)
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda
Version: 27
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-10-17 13:50 UTC by Hedayat Vatankhah
Modified: 2018-11-30 17:59 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-11-30 17:59:05 UTC

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Description Hedayat Vatankhah 2016-10-17 13:50:25 UTC
Description of problem:
In the installer I choose two layouts (e.g. us & ir), and then select a key combination for layout switching (e.g. Alt+Shift, and Capslock while pressed).
When I press Alt+Shift, layout changes, but when I release the buttons the layout switches back. Effectively, I cannot switch layouts in anaconda.

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot F25 Workstation Live Beta
2. Run the installer
3. Go to keyboard page, add two layouts, and select Alt+Shift for layout switching. Then press Alt+Shift and release

Actual results:
Layout doesn't change

Expected results:
Layout should change

Comment 1 Hedayat Vatankhah 2017-10-03 21:28:08 UTC
Almost same in F27 Beta. Caps switch doesn't work properly too...

Comment 2 Ben Cotton 2018-11-27 18:24:49 UTC
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Comment 3 Ben Cotton 2018-11-30 17:59:05 UTC
Fedora 27 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2018-11-30. Fedora 27 is
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