weird behavior of xkb plugin

Артем Смирнов smirnoffjr at
Fri Dec 21 19:12:03 CET 2007

Yea, looks like same problem have all peoples who use more than one layouts...
As temporary fixing, try to add
setxkbmap "us,ru,am"
in ~/.profile and relogin.

On Dec 21, 2007 9:03 PM, Sergey Manucharian
<sergey.manucharian at> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Yesterday I've finally upgraded my xfce from 4.4.1 to 4.4.2 along with
> overall system update (xorg server is now). Xkb keyboard
> layout switcher plugin works now very strangely.
> I have 3 layouts in the xorg.conf file: "us,ru,am". When xfce is started
> up, the first (us) layout is shown properly, but 2 others do not show
> up at all. When I change the layout by the keyboard key (mapped by
> xmodmap), the xkb-plugin shows "(null)", but the actual layout is
> changed to the proper one.
> If I remove the plugin from the panel and add it again, everything
> becomes working properly until I restart xfce...
> Any ideas? Maybe kind of "race conditions" between xorg and xfce?
> Do someone is experiencing the same problem?
> Thanks,
> Sergey
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