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Old 05-06-2009, 05:04 PM   #1
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setxkbmap doesn't work after upgrade

So, against my better judgment I let my (K)Ubuntu upgrade itself to Jaunty. I use kxkb to configure my keyboard; but now the keyboard switching key changes the little icon in the system tray, but not the layout itself. Moreover, when I try to set the keyboard manually, I get

fedya@chameleon:/etc/X11$ setxkbmap -model pc104 -layout ca,us,ru -variant eng,intl,basic
Error loading new keyboard description
(with or without sudoing)

One thing that has changed is xorg.conf, this being the possibly relevant portion:
# commented out by update-manager, HAL is now used
#Section "InputDevice"
#	Identifier	"Generic Keyboard"
#	Driver		"kbd"
#	Option		"XkbRules"	"xorg"
#	Option		"XkbModel"	"pc105"
#	Option		"XkbLayout"	"us"
#	Option		"XkbVariant"	"alt-intl"
#	Option		"XkbOptions"	"lv3:ralt_switch"
But I have no idea what I need to do...
Old 05-07-2009, 05:53 PM   #2
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bump -- can someone recommend something?


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