Bug 740771 - xfce4-xkb-plugin semi-randomly loses its config
Summary: xfce4-xkb-plugin semi-randomly loses its config
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 838373
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xfce4-xkb-plugin
Version: 15
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Christoph Wickert
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2011-09-23 09:55 UTC by Denys Vlasenko
Modified: 2013-05-18 16:44 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2012-08-07 19:48:55 UTC

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Description Denys Vlasenko 2011-09-23 09:55:03 UTC
I have xfce4-xkb-plugin configured as follows:

Two layouts: us, ru
Layout switch: Left Win key.

Quite often after power-on layout switch key doesn't work. When I go to "properties, I find it reset to nothing, and have to again set it to Left Win.

Somewhat less often not only layout switch key is lost, but xfce4-xkb-plugin also forgets layout setup and reverts to standard one-layout config with US layout.

Comment 1 Christoph Wickert 2011-09-23 10:06:24 UTC
Do you connect any external keyboards, e.g. an USB keyboard or you have one attached to a docking station? Could this be a duplicate of bug 713826?

Comment 2 igor.redhat@gmail.com 2011-10-19 20:56:06 UTC
I have the same problem and yes, there is certainly some correlation with plugging/unplugging a USB keyboard.

Comment 3 igor.redhat@gmail.com 2011-10-19 21:00:55 UTC
btw, I am on F16 and the keyboard layouts were configured with xfce4-xkb-plugin, not with xfce4-keyboard-settings (the latter still says "system defaults").

Comment 4 Christoph Wickert 2011-10-19 21:34:31 UTC
(In reply to comment #2)
> I have the same problem and yes, there is certainly some correlation with
> plugging/unplugging a USB keyboard.

You need to do both to make it work properly.

Comment 5 igor.redhat@gmail.com 2011-10-25 23:06:30 UTC
(In reply to comment #4)
> You need to do both to make it work properly.

I've added the second layout to xfce4-keyboard-settings; it doesn't seem to make any discernible difference...

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Comment 7 Christoph Wickert 2013-05-18 16:44:46 UTC

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

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