the state of xfkc (Xfce Keyboard Layout Configuration)
damailings at mcbf.net
Mon Aug 20 16:56:47 CEST 2007
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
> 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
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