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Re: kxkb, keyboard layout doesn't work, FC2



On Wednesday 19 May 2004 18:51, Yarchyk:-) wrote:
> I've just noticed, that when I tried to switch keybord layout, it
> doesn't work in whole.
> I'm using KDE. I tried to set it up in kcontrol (KDE control center),
> but control center showed me that I have no available layouts, but
> before I've installed german and spanish and ukrainian support packages
> for KDE!
> When I start xkdb I cannt see any flags shows the actual state of my
> keyboard. With shortcut keys the same story- ctrl-alt-k gives nothing.
>
> Any ideas?
>
>
> Yarema

Search the history, this problem is known and an error in kde etc. They 
hardlinked the keyboard rules to xfree86. 
You have to link some files in /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xkb/rules by hand

my ls -hl /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xkb/rules looks the following - the xfree86* -> 
xorg is the important bit
-r--r--r--  1 root root  110 May  7 16:29 README
-r--r--r--  1 root root 3.1K May  7 16:29 sgi
-r--r--r--  1 root root 2.5K May  7 16:29 sgi.lst
-r--r--r--  1 root root 1.7K May  7 16:29 sun
-r--r--r--  1 root root 1.8K May  7 16:29 sun.lst
lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root    4 May 10 10:52 xfree86 -> xorg
lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root   11 May  9 13:06 xfree86-it.lst -> xorg-it.lst
lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root    8 May  9 13:06 xfree86.lst -> xorg.lst
lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root    8 May  9 13:07 xfree86.xml -> xorg.xml
-r--r--r--  1 root root 6.4K May  7 16:29 xorg
-r--r--r--  1 root root 1.5K May  7 16:29 xorg-it.lst
-r--r--r--  1 root root 8.7K May  7 16:29 xorg.lst
-r--r--r--  1 root root 324K May  7 16:29 xorg.xml

HTH,
 Micha

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