Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 208375
keyboard type keeps changing
Last modified: 2009-01-07 13:08:49 EST
Description of problem:
Keyboard settings unstable. I keep having to go back to 'keyboard' in 'system
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Log in
2. Type a @
See a "
See a @
I have a UK keyboard. When I check in thhe keybaord setting thing it says
UK - but it types as US.
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This is still here, on 2 UK keyboard systems. I log in to 'gnome and X disagree
on keyboard type'
Maybe I just don't understand the interrelation betweeen them, but it is
VERY annoyimg. Often I end up with the wrong keyboard.
What detailed info should I post please?
My X config file has this section (for a us keyboard, obviously):
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "us"
What do you have in your /etc/X11/xorg.conf?
xorg.conf has a section:
# generated from data in "/etc/sysconfig/keyboard"
Option "XkbLayout" "gb"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
While in "/etc/sysconfig/keyboard" I have:
Ah...is it UK & GB getting mixed up?
Sounds likely. Not sure how that happened, but try changing them to match?
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This computer has died, I cannot reproduce the bug elsewhere. Close i
Thanks for the update.