Problem with power manager and shortcuts.

Paul Isambert zappathustra at
Sat Dec 3 07:25:40 CET 2011

[Sorry for the delay.]

Le 02/12/2011 16:28, Yves-Alexis Perez a écrit :
> On ven., 2011-12-02 at 15:12 +0100, Paul Isambert wrote:
>> Indeed it works. Also, another binding not working is<Super>+m, and "m"
>> also differs depending on the keyboard.
>>>    Gtk+ can't cope with that (though I think xfwm4
>>> shouldn't be harmed by that).
>>> Check in the keyboard properties, layout tab, and tell us what's there.
>> The default (`Utiliser les paramètres par défaut' in French) box is
>> checked. The rest is grayed.
> So it might be something related to autologin, I'm not sure. At least,
> I'd say that before login the layout is qwerty, and is then switched to
> azerty. Can you try:
> 1) to see what layout you have in command line (ctrl-alt-f1)
> 2a) disabling autologin and see what layout you have in login screen
> 2b) disabling autologin, login manually and si if the problem still
> happens.

No, the layout is always azerty.

> If console or login screen layout is qwerty (check in X logs too,
> maybe), can you try to dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration, choose
> the azerty layout and reboot?

Well, there are tons of keyboard models there (my machine not included), 
and then the only keyboard layout explicitly mentionning azerty in the 
France section is "azerty, Georgian" (no kidding), which indeed let me 
type Georgian letters. Nice, but not extremely helpful...


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