Bug 163718 - Cannot add "French Canadian Basic" keyboard layout
Cannot add "French Canadian Basic" keyboard layout
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: control-center (Show other bugs)
4.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
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Reported: 2005-07-20 12:27 EDT by Jerome Asselin
Modified: 2012-06-20 11:58 EDT (History)
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Description Jerome Asselin 2005-07-20 12:27:12 EDT
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Description of problem:
When I try to add the French Canadian Basic keyboard layout using gnome-keyboard-properties, I get an error message and it is impossible to switch to the French keyboard layout.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
control-center-2.8.0-12

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start gnome-keyboard-properties;
2. Select the "Layouts" tab;
3. Drop down the "French Canadian" list;
4. Select "Basic" and click "Add"
  

Actual Results:  Error activating XKB configuration.
Probably internal X server problem.

X server version data:
The X.Org Foundation
60802000

If you report this situation as a bug, please include:
- The result of xprop -root | grep XKB
- The result of gconftool-2 -R /desktop/gnome/peripherals/keyboard/xkb


Expected Results:  Added French Canadian Basic keyboard layout.

Additional info:

$ xprop -root | grep XKB
_XKB_RULES_NAMES_BACKUP(STRING) = "xorg", "pc105", "us", "", ""
_XKB_RULES_NAMES(STRING) = "xorg", "pc105", "us", "", ""
$ gconftool-2 -R /desktop/gnome/peripherals/keyboard/xkb
 layouts = [us,ca_enhanced      basic]
 model = pc105
 overrideSettings = false
 options = [grp grp:alts_toggle]
 update_handlers = []
Comment 1 Jiri Pallich 2012-06-20 11:58:34 EDT
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