Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 988842
GDM default keyboard layout does not match non-GUI console layout
Last modified: 2014-02-05 17:11:15 EST
Description of problem:
If a non-US (i.e., non-QWERTY) layout is chosen during installation, the GDM screen and user accounts typically default to the chosen layout, but the text-mode console (reached via CTRL-ALT-F2, for example) still uses the default US layout. I'm not certain whether this is a problem with GDM or with the installation programs.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
GDM 3.6.2 / Gnome Shell 184.108.40.206
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Set default keyboard layout to something non-US (e.g., French or English-Dvorak) during installation
2. Reboot, etc., and log in (GDM should use the chosen layout)
3. Press CTRL-ALT-F2 to go to a text-only console
4. Type user name
Layout is English-US (US standard layout).
Layout is same as system default (e.g., French or English-Dvorak).
Possibly related to Bug 816554. Also could be related to Bug 881624.
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