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Re: XkbOptions in xorg.conf being ignored (F10)



Dean S. Messing wrote:
> I'm trying to get an xorg.conf to work in F10.  One of the stanzas
> that was created by livna-config-display (yes, I'm using the nasty
> closed-source nvidia driver :-)  is:
> 
> # Xorg configuration created by livna-config-display
> <snip>
> Section "InputDevice"
> # keyboard added by rhpxl
>        Identifier  "Keyboard0"
>        Driver      "kbd"
>        Option      "XkbModel" "pc105+inet"
>        Option      "XkbLayout" "us"
>        Option      "XkbOptions" "ctrl:swapcaps"     # <== added by me
> EndSection
> 
> The last line was added by me.
> 
> For some reason X, which I start with "startx", is ignoring the
> XkbOptions.  I think this has something to do with the new "evdev"
> driver stuff but I don't understand it well enough to know how to
> proceed.  Would someone tell me the "fix"?  Or tell me what to provide
> for help.  Thanks.

Wow, almost the same exact question by two different people within an
hour. ;)

I don't know if it works for sure, but it's probably worth trying what
I suggested in the other thread:

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-list/2008-December/msg01354.html

This will require a restart of haldaemon and X, at least.

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