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Old 05-10-2006, 01:02 PM   #1
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another keyboard mapping problem

For quite some time I have happily been running Xandros 3.0. A few days ago I click on a message box saying that some hardware has changed and if I want to use X or GNOME keyboard mapping (or something like that). I chose X and then my keyboard mapping went down the drain.
Now it insists on using a 105 key US keyboard. I can revert back to my 105 key Swedish (se) keyboard via setxkbmap -layout se. This only remains as long as I am logged in.
I have tried to change the mapping via the KDE Control Center and aslo editing the xorg.conf file but to no avail.
When issuing the command setxkbmap -print I get
xkb_keymap {
xkb_keycodes { include "xfree86+aliases(qwerty)" };
xkb_types { include "complete" };
xkb_compat { include "complete" };
xkb_symbols { include "pc/pc(pc105)+pc/us" };
xkb_geometry { include "pc(pc105)" };

In my xorg.conf file I have the following regarding the keyboard;
Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Keyboard1"
Driver "kbd"
Option "CoreKeyboard"
Option "XkbRules" "xorg"

I changed this part of the file to;
Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Keyboard1"
Driver "kbd"

Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "se"
Option "XKbOptions" ""

and logged out and back in but still no change.

I really hope someone can tell me what I have done wrong and how to rectify this problem.

Thanks in advance
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