keyboard setting problem when gnome started via startx

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at
Mon Apr 7 16:55:24 UTC 2008

On Mon, 2008-04-07 at 08:52 -0700, George Hartzell wrote:
> Hi all,
> There are at least a couple of us that are having a problem where
> changes that we make in the keyboard options dialog aren't
> automagically applied when we start our gnome session via
> startx/.xinitrc.
> There's an open bug at
> I'm curious if anyone else is seeing this, or if anything comes to
> mind about how our gnome-session or hal or ??? works that might be
> causing problematic behaviour in FreeBSD.

I just saw this in the release notes for g-s-d 2.22.1:

Apply keyboard settings on startup (Jens Granseuer) (#525440)

It might be fixed now.


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