Bug 807610 - sk_qwerty does not work as expected
sk_qwerty does not work as expected
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-keyboard (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Lubomir Rintel
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-03-28 06:39 EDT by Karel Volný
Modified: 2013-07-31 23:00 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-07-31 23:00:17 EDT
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Description Karel Volný 2012-03-28 06:39:28 EDT
Description of problem:
During the installation, I've chosen the "Slovak (qwerty)" keyboard layout. However, I got QWERTZ ... and it even doesn't work at console at all.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
0. use some standard PC 105 or so keyboard
1. system-config-keyboard
2. examine the list of keyboards - look for Slovak keyboard variants
3. choose "Slovak (qwerty)"
4. reboot to be 100% sure changes applied
5. in X, type six keys in a row next to the Tab key, starting at Q ...
6. in text mode, type all the keys in the digits row
7. rpm -qf /etc/sysconfig/keyboard
Actual results:
3. only "Slovak (qwerty)" is offered (or "Slovenská (qwerty)")
5. qwertz
6. `1234567890-=
7. file /etc/sysconfig/keyboard is not owned by any package

Expected results:
3. there is both "Slovak (qwerty)" and "Slovak (qwertz)"
5. qwerty
6. ;+ľščťžýáíé='
7. system-config-keyboard-1.3.1-8.fc17 (or whatever else)

Additional info:
note that this probably is not just a single bug - you're welcome to use this as a tracker and file blocking bugs for appropriate components

I've chosen to file against system-config-keyboard as I do not understand how the things work internally and this is a good starting point as it provides the choice to the user - and the choice obviously does not work, not to mention that it is insufficient: there should be both qwerty and qwertz variants to choose from

p.s. the locale on that system is sk_SK.UTF-8 if that matters
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