number of configured keyboard layouts

Alexander Iliev sasoiliev at
Fri Mar 27 13:05:23 CET 2009

Liviu Andronic wrote:
> Hello,

Hi there,

> Please excuse the slightly off-topic subject.
> I've read in several places that X.Org and XKB limit in a hardcoded
> manner the number of configured keyboard layouts to four. Would there
> be any (easy) way that Xfce (settings manager) or xfce4-xkb work
> around such a limitation?

Some time ago I was planning to add such a feature in xfce4-xkb plugin,
but the code would get really messy with such a feature. I might take
a look into this again.

For information about this limitation see:

Best regards,
Alexander Iliev

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