Bug#461956: marked as done (console-setup: issues with <F10>,<F11>,<F12> and dead keys)
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and subject line Re: Bug#461956: console-setup: issues with <F10>,<F11>,<F12> and dead keys
has caused the Debian Bug report #461956,
regarding console-setup: issues with <F10>,<F11>,<F12> and dead keys
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--- Begin Message ---
Since the upgrade to the last console-setup, my keyboard behaves
different on the console:
- The keys <F10>, <F11> and <F12> don't work anymore, at least I cannot
change to tty10 with <Alt>+<F10> anymore. The only way to reach ttys
higher than tty9 is the use of <Alt>+<Right_Arrow> ...
- The dead keys on my german keyboard behave like dead keys again, even
though I selected "eliminate dead keys". In other words, characters
like ^ ' ` ~ are not printed directly after pressing the key anymore,
but rather are printed just after the following key is pressed. In case
that the following key is a letter with support for the 'dead character'
in some font, like ^ and a, the result is instead of ^a.
After reloading the default keymap (for example via 'dpkg-reconfigure
console-common') everything behaves normal again. If I rerun
'/etc/init.d/console-setup start' afterwards, the issues return.
Please tell me how I can give you additional information for fixing this
-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
APT prefers unstable
APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.23-2-amd64-resivo
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Versions of packages console-setup depends on:
ii console-terminus 4.20-6 Fixed-width fonts for fast reading
ii debconf [debconf-2. 1.5.18 Debian configuration management sy
ii xkb-data 1.1~cvs.20080104.1-1 X Keyboard Extension (XKB) configu
Versions of packages console-setup recommends:
ii kbd 1.12-19 Linux console font and keytable ut
-- debconf information:
* console-setup/variant: Germany - Eliminate dead keys
* console-setup/altgr: Right Alt
* console-setup/ttys: /dev/tty[1-9] /dev/tty10 /dev/tty11 /dev/tty12
* console-setup/codeset: # Latin1 and Latin5 - western Europe and Turkic languages
console-setup/toggle: No toggling
* console-setup/fontface: TerminusBold
* console-setup/fontsize-text: 14
* console-setup/compose: No compose key
console-setup/switch: No temporary switch
* console-setup/charmap: UTF-8
* console-setup/layout: Germany
* console-setup/model: Logitech Ultra-X Keyboard
* console-setup/fontsize-fb: 14
--- End Message ---
--- Begin Message ---
On 04/04/2008 Anton Zinoviev wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 21, 2008 at 05:45:44PM +0100, Jonas Meurer wrote:
> > Since the upgrade to the last console-setup, my keyboard behaves
> > different on the console:
> > - The keys <F10>, <F11> and <F12> don't work anymore, at least I cannot
> > change to tty10 with <Alt>+<F10> anymore. The only way to reach ttys
> > higher than tty9 is the use of <Alt>+<Right_Arrow> ...
> > - The dead keys on my german keyboard behave like dead keys again, even
> > though I selected "eliminate dead keys".
> I can only hope that the problem still exists on your system. :)
Unfortunately I just trashed my old system and setup a new one as I just
got a new computer. That's the first time I did this since many many
In other words, I'm not able to reproduce the bug any longer. I use
console-setup again on my new system, but I've another keyboard and the
F10 to F12 keys work like a charm.
I thus close this bugreport, as there's no way to verify its existance
--- End Message ---