[Goodies-dev] Set keyboard layout at startup: enhance xfce4-xkb-plugin or a new application?

Stavros Giannouris stavrosg at hellug.gr
Sun Sep 30 08:55:41 CEST 2007

On Sat, 29 Sep 2007 21:44:51 -0700
Christian Dywan <christian at twotoasts.de> wrote:

> Am Sat, 29 Sep 2007 22:02:10 +0300
> schrieb Stavros Giannouris <stavrosg at hellug.gr>:
> > The application I have in mind is simple:
> > Every time it is started, read the settings from a configuration file
> > and set the configured layout by using either libxklavier or calling
> > the setxkbmap command. (no GUI presented)
> > Start with a designated switch, and a configuration dialog pops up.
> > Or maybe the other way around.
> Hey Stavros,
> there is already XfKC [1] which does pretty much what you are
> describing. The biggest problem is that virtually nobody knows it
> because it is not mentioned anywhere. I do in fact not know if there is
> any active development going on about it. You could do a good job by
> checking how good it really is and promoting it.
Hey Cristian, thanks for the info.
This is exactly what I had in mind, indeed.
I could not get it to work on my Fedora 7 system, so I filed a bug about it.
Does it work for anyone?

Stavros Giannouris <stavrosg at hellug.gr>
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