Description of problem:
I am using the xfce4-xkb-plugin with "Manage layout" option set to "per window".
That works fine, the keyboard layout (es) changes for the window I have the focus in. But then if a change to other virtual desktop and type things in other windows, when I come back to the window I changed, it has the common keyboard layout again (us).
I am using XFCE window manager with option "Focus follows mouse".
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It is not always reproducible. It doesn't occur instantaneously, rather I notice after a while changing desktops and windows focus (and creating new windows, probably). It also seems that some time has to go by before the bug shows up.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Setup xfce4-xkb-plugin to option "Manage layout" = "per window".
2. Define 3 possible kbd layouts (at least that's my use case)
3. Change the kbd layout for a given window
4. Switch to other desktops and windows randomly for a while (having "Focus follows mouse" in xfwm).
5. Switch back to the original window and check whether the kbd layout changed.
Do you have any external keyboards connected, e.g. an additional USB keyboard? Could this be a duplicate of bug 713826?
I have a desktop machine with only one usb keyboard. I don't know if it is related to bug 713826, since it happens without exiting the session.
In the meantime, it also happened that from the 3 keyboard configs I had (us, es, de), only "us" appears know. It seems that the other ones have been forgotten, but thatś probably an unrelated bug.
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