[Solved] Xorg, lightdm, xfce & German Keyboard

Christian Schmidt Christian.Schmidt at chemie.uni-hamburg.de
Mon Jun 22 18:33:18 UTC 2020

Hello list,

On 6/21/20 2:30 PM, Polytropon wrote:
> On Sun, 21 Jun 2020 10:59:16 +0200, Christian Schmidt wrote:
>> No, I have to apologize: I should have mentioned that I already defined
>> [..]
>> in /usr/local/etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/keyboard.conf. KB layout in general
>> works as expected - except from umlauts.
> I recently had the same problem after upgrading X - the keyboard
> settings for the german language in a/usr/local/etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/
> file did no longer work (nor did the keyboard work at all); I had
> to set them in a per-user manner using setxkbmap in ~/.xsession,
> as you already correctly did, with the exception that display managers
> don't read ~/.xinitrc, they use ~/.xsession (problem already solved).

Great, that did the trick!

Thank you (especially Poly)!!


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