Description of problem:
When selecting the keyboard layout "French (Bepo, ergonomic, Dvorak way)" in Gnome, it is not possible to type an underscore (or a non-breaking space) anymore within the graphical session.
However, it is still possible to do so in the tty.
The key combination to type an underscore with the Bepo layout is AltGR+Space, and Shift+Space to type a non-breaking space. Instead, it now types a space.
AltGr still works as usual and allows to type other special characters. The Space key only allows to type spaces.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
* Fedora Workstation 28 (fully updated: 2018-05-06-2358 UTC+0200)
* Gnome Shell 3.28.1
How reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Fedora Workstation 28
2. When prompted for the keyboard layout, select French (Bepo, ergonomic, Dvorak way)
3. Finish the installation
4. Open a text editor and try to type an underscore using AltGr+Space or a non-breaking space using Shift+Space.
Actual results: The resulting characters are all spaces.
Expected results: The correct characters are entered.
* Tested on F28 (both bare-metal and VM)
* Same problem on CentOS 7.0 with Gnome 3.28
* This issue was *not* present on Arch Linux as of 2018-05-04, with the same Gnome 3.28
* A workaround for *some* applications is to use "setxkbmap fr bepo". However, this breaks Gnome's layout switching and the change is not persistent.
When using two keyboard layouts, this issue seems to happen only when choosing the shortcut `Win+Space` in "Layout Switching Options" during install. If this option is left unticked, then it is possible to type underscores using the Bepo layout.
(Tested on a bare-metal install with layouts Bepo and Norwegian; cannot reproduce in a VM because pressing `AltGr+Space` now opens the application menu instead of inputting an underscore)
In both cases, the issue seems to be that the key combination `AltGr+Space` is treated as a desktop shortcut instead of a character input.
Suggestion: disable desktop shortcuts which correspond to valid character inputs for the selected layout.
Possibly related to upstream bug 712145:
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