Bug#524235: Default alt-gr key replacement should be right alt for usa keyboard.
On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 07:39:49PM +0200, Kurt Roeckx wrote:
> > I asked my question incorrectly. I meant all these were working if in
> > the configuration of console-setup you selected the right Alt to
> > function as AltGr. This means the question 'Which key must be AltGr'
> > means 'Which key must function as AltGr' and you need to answer 'Right
> > Alt' to this question.
> I think any way you turn this, this is a very unclear question,
> if you don't know all the background about it.
> > > It asks for an AltGr replacement, and
> > > you can select:
> > > No AltGr key
> > > Right Alt
> > > Right Control
> > > Right Logo key
> > > Menu key
> > > Left Alt
> > > Left Logo key
> > > Keypad Enter key
> > > Both Logo keys
> > > Both Alt keys
> > >
> > > And I think "No AltGr key" and "Left Alt" are actually the same
> > > option.
> > With "Left Alt" the configuration file /etc/default/console-setup will
> > contain lv3:lalt_switch" in the XKBOPTIONS line. If this is not so or
> > if this option does nothing, then this is a bug that needs a fix (I can
> > not test this right now).
> When I tested it, selecting "No AltGr key", my right alt key
> reacts the same as the left alt key. So what do you think
> the "No AltGr key" should do? The right alt key shouldn't do
And I still got the question wrong. So selecting "Left Alt" would
mean that the left alt would react as AltGr (while the right
alt would act as Alt).