Bug 728239 - window keyboard settings are lost after window focus changes
Summary: window keyboard settings are lost after window focus changes
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 838373
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xfce4-xkb-plugin
Version: 15
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Christoph Wickert
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2011-08-04 13:48 UTC by Enrique
Modified: 2013-05-18 16:44 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2012-08-07 19:48:32 UTC
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Description Enrique 2011-08-04 13:48:57 UTC
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".

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

 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.

Comment 1 Christoph Wickert 2011-09-23 10:06:14 UTC
Do you have any external keyboards connected, e.g. an additional USB keyboard? Could this be a duplicate of bug 713826?

Comment 2 Enrique 2011-09-30 21:05:02 UTC
 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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Comment 4 Christoph Wickert 2013-05-18 16:44:33 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 838373 ***

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