Problem with Swedish Keyboard after XFree86 and Gnome upgrade
Joe Marcus Clarke
marcus at marcuscom.com
Sun Mar 30 09:33:20 PST 2003
On Sun, 2003-03-30 at 12:02, Juli Mallett wrote:
> * De: Magnus J <magnus_os at yahoo.se> [ Data: 2003-03-30 ]
> [ Subjecte: Problem with Swedish Keyboard after XFree86 and Gnome upgrade ]
> > I just upgraded my FreeBSD 4.7 box from XFree86 4.2.1, Gnome 1.4
> > to XFree86 4.3 and Gnome 2.2. After that, my Swedish keyboard no
> > longer works as it used to do, e.g. the characters "åäö" doesn't
> > work anymore. When I press those keys nothing happens. Anyone
> > seen this problem?
> > This is how my XF86Config looks like.
> > ...
> > Identifier "Keyboard1"
> > Driver "Keyboard"
> > Option "AutoRepeat" "500 30"# Specify which
> > keyboard LEDs can be user-controlled (eg, with xset(1))
> > Option "XkbRules" "xfree86"
> > Option "XkbModel" "pc98"
> > Option "XkbLayout" "se"
> > EndSection
> Mine works fine with XkbRules=xfree86, XkbModel=pc105, XkbLayout=se,
> XkbVariant=nodeadkeys... Do they work in e.g. xterm, or is it
> GNOME apps you have problems with? Likely you should run the GNOME
> Keyboard utility, which will allow you to switch. I do, however,
> remember it doing stupid things like not showing me real possible
> choices until I had a LOCALE/LANG suitable.
This should be fixed in the patch at
> Hope this helps,
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