Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 81744
No test for selected keyboard layout
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:49:44 EDT
Description of problem:
During GUI install, there is not text field for testing out the
selected keyboard layout. During a typical install ( "Personal Desktop",
autopartition ) the first screen that demands entering text is the one asking
for root password. So the user can not be sure what he is typing.
Especially since the keyboard layout I use ( slovene ) does not work !
I select it, but it is still US layout in effect to the end of installation.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
I don't want to add a test widget. Our usability tests showed that newbies were
confused about what they were supposed to do in that widget. I think we should
just try to make sure the keymaps work correctly.
Have you filed a separate bug about the Slovene keymap not working?
Yes, bug #82093.
Ok, I'm going to close this bug as 'wontfix' then. We're investigating the
*** Bug 82398 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
And what are the results of your "newbie tests" regarding the "nodeadkeys"
issue? Isn't this much more confusing as the text input field?! See bug 82398.