XGL/Compiz and keyboard layout switching
foxy at on-the-hill.me.uk
Fri Aug 11 17:12:58 CEST 2006
Stavros Giannouris wrote:
> Στις Fri, 11 Aug 2006 12:29:30 +0100
> Ο/Η Foxy <foxy at on-the-hill.me.uk> έγραψε:
>> I tried setxkbmap but it gives me error:
>>> :~$ setxkbmap -layout 'gb,ru(winkeys)' -option
>>> "grp:ctrl_shift_toggle" Couldn't interpret _XKB_RULES_NAMES property
>>> Use defaults: rules - 'xorg' model - 'pc101' layout - 'us'
>>> Segmentation fault
>> I looked for xkb and got nothing:
>>> xprop -root | grep XKB
>> Interesting that it happens only in xfce. In Gnome it works fine:
> Gnome can (and in this case probably does) set the xkb layout
> indipendently from xorg.conf and can be set for each user, that's why it
> works there, I think.
> For the setxkb problem, it is the first time I see it, but if I read
> correctly, ru(winkeys) is the variant, so you can try using the command
> setxkbmap -layout 'gb,ru' -variant ',winkeys' -option \
> For the record, here is the command I used, and worked perfectly:
> setxkbmap -rules xorg -model pc105 -layout "us,el" -variant \
> "intl,extended" -option "grp:alt_shift_toggle,grp_led:scroll"
No, it does not work for me as setxkbmap gives me a segfault. As I
understand because xkb is not loaded for some reason.
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