Re: Xorg upgrade troubles
Rick Friedman wrote:
On Thu April 13 2006 11:59, Michael Ott wrote:
Some special keys do not work anymore
Cannot switch to virtual consoles with Alt-Ctrl-F1
Dead keys (ˇ) do not work anymore (e.g. for characters like Ž)
setxkbmap -rules "xorg" -model "pc105" -layout "de"
This worked for me. After that i can reset the keyboard preference for
my Gnome Desktop. But I believe that you have to change the values of
After upgrading I also have the problem of not being able to switch to virtual
consoles. I tried your suggestion and it works fine (although I
substituted "us" for "de" in the layout).
I have put that in a script which is run on startup of KDE. However, is there
someway to do this for all users upon startup of X rather than individually
putting the script in each user's Autostart directory? If there is a way to
do it... well, how?
You may want to take a look in /etc/X11/xorg.conf, ans
/var/log/Xorg.log. You will probably see errors setting the kdb
parameters due to incorrect wording in xorg.conf.
The relevant section of my xorg.conf is
Option "XkbRules" "xorg"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "gb"