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Old 09-08-2006, 05:42 AM   #1
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setxkbmap - Error loading new keyboard description

Hi, I've just upgraded my Etch and now I can't change my keymap. Setxkbmap writes - 'Error loading new keyboard description'. It worked fine before I've upgraded it. Now it is impossible to use Win key or to write '&', ':' or '@' - here I've used copy - paste function Does anyone know where could the problem be?

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Old 09-08-2006, 11:29 AM   #2
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I don't know why, but when I'd deleted the line 'Option "XkbRules" "xfree86"' from section InputDevice in xorg.conf, I could write !@#$% but the win key didn't work. When I'd deleted the line 'Option "XkbModel" "microsoft"', the winkey worked.


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