Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 506853
GDM sets bad keyboard layout for session by default
Last modified: 2015-01-14 18:23:07 EST
Description of problem:
I yum upgraded from f10 to f11 and now logging in with gdm causes the wrong
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. choose "German (latin1 w/ no deadkeys)" with system-config-keyboard
2. go to gdm login screen
3. login as some user whose ~/.dmrc does not contain a "Layout=..." entry.
By default, gdm starts the user's session with "German" as the keyboard layout, which has deadkeys enabled
gdm starts the user's session with "German (Eliminate dead keys)" as the keyboard layout, which has deadkeys disabled
Before yum upgrade, everything was fine.
It is only the default case that does not work; manually picking the "Eliminate dead keys" variant of the layout in gdm before login actually sets that layout in .dmrc and starts the session with the right layout (that is, with dead keys disabled).
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