LinuxQuestions.org
LinuxAnswers - the LQ Linux tutorial section.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Mandriva
User Name
Password
Mandriva This Forum is for the discussion of Mandriva (Mandrake) Linux.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 08-05-2009, 05:18 AM   #1
arces
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jul 2009
Posts: 2

Rep: Reputation: 0
Keyboard layout problems after update to Mandriva 2009.1


Some time ago I updated a machine running Mandriva 2008.1 to 2009.1. It used to have multiple keyboard layouts set up, but since the upgrade to KDE4 layout defaults to US-english and there appears no way to change it. The problem I'm facing is that in the KDE4's setting manager ('systemsettings') there are no keyboard types, layouts or anything else to choose from. All related GUI widgets (drop down lists, etc.) are just empty. Everything works perfectly fine under KDE3 settings though.

There were some dependency conflicts I had to solve during the update, so it's quite possible I had screwed something up. My guess is the module used for kde4 keyboard layout settings doesn't know where to look for different layouts, but as of yet I haven't had any luck finding where this is configured...

Any ideas on what might have gone awry or whether I'm missing something obvious?
 
Old 08-05-2009, 08:01 AM   #2
Hobbletoe
Member
 
Registered: Sep 2004
Location: Dayton, Oh
Distribution: Linux Mint 10, Linux Mint 11
Posts: 148

Rep: Reputation: 18
Have you checked under the 'Regional & Language' section of the 'System Settings'? That is where you set up different keyboards. Not under the 'Keyboard & Mouse' section where you might think keyboard layouts are kept.
 
Old 08-07-2009, 12:03 PM   #3
arces
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jul 2009
Posts: 2

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
I looked in the right place, but the problem turned out to be with the VNC server on that machine. For some reason it never started up xkb...

Thanks for the reply, though!
 
  


Reply

Tags
kde4, keyboard, layout, mandriva


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Programming keyboard keys +Mandriva 2009 speedhunt3r Mandriva 1 04-10-2009 07:46 PM
cannot update urpmi mandriva 2009 mini-p@mandrake Linux - Software 9 02-10-2009 08:29 PM
changing XFCE keyboard shortcuts in Mandriva 2009 adityavpratap Mandriva 0 12-22-2008 11:28 PM
Greek Keyboard layout in Mandriva 2006 kmaltese Mandriva 9 04-14-2006 02:46 PM
Problems with keyboard layout ssabljic Ubuntu 1 12-02-2005 03:49 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:17 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration