the state of xfkc (Xfce Keyboard Layout Configuration)
christian at twotoasts.de
Tue Aug 21 01:40:21 CEST 2007
Am Mon, 20 Aug 2007 08:56:47 -0600
schrieb "David Mohr" <damailings at mcbf.net>:
> On 8/20/07, Liviu Andronic <landronimirc at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 8/20/07, Gauvain Pocentek <gauvainpocentek at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I attached a patch a while ago on bug #1901 to include xfkc in
> > > mcs-settings. There's certainly quite some work to do, but if
> > > there's an interest on both users and developers sides, I'd be
> > > happy to spend some more time on it.
> > Considering that the Xfce audience is quite international, I imagine
> > that many users would simply be delighted to have a simple graphical
> > utility for configuring the Keyboard layout (that is, no more nano
> > /etc/X11/xorg.conf). As for offering Xfce to end-users, which cannot
> > or are not interested in learning anything more than point and
> > click, this "out-of-the-box" mcs plugin would represent a somewhat
> > best solution.
> > It would be an important addition to the Desktop environment as a
> > whole if Xfkc integrates well with Xfce and is provided to users as
> > an official plugin (considering the libxklavier dependency).
> I can only second that. I think it's a huge missing feature of xfce!
> I'd be willing to do some testing if it would help to get an official
> keyboard layout plugin.
> > > Regards,
> > > Gauvain
> > Liviu
Considering that a good part of users visiting #xfce on Freenode is
asking how to setup their keyboard, having an official layout plugin
would be very good.
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