Bug 988842 - GDM default keyboard layout does not match non-GUI console layout
GDM default keyboard layout does not match non-GUI console layout
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gdm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-07-26 10:25 EDT by Karl
Modified: 2014-02-05 17:11 EST (History)
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Description Karl 2013-07-26 10:25:32 EDT
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

How reproducible:

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

Actual results:
Layout is English-US (US standard layout).

Expected results:
Layout is same as system default (e.g., French or English-Dvorak).

Additional info:
Possibly related to Bug 816554.  Also could be related to Bug 881624.
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