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Bug#558448: keyboard-configuration: Does not set right alt correctly.

On Sun, Nov 29, 2009 at 12:25:32PM +0100, Kurt Roeckx wrote:
> reopen 558448
> thanks

It is pointless to reopen a bug if the maintainer doesn't understand the 
reason for this.

> On Sun, Nov 29, 2009 at 12:13:47PM +0200, Anton Zinoviev wrote:
> > On Sun, Nov 29, 2009 at 12:50:37AM +0100, Kurt Roeckx wrote:
> > > 
> > > It seems that the "AltGr key replacement" currently has no
> > > effect.  I've installed keyboard-configuration a few days
> > > ago and at that time selected "The default for the keyboard
> > > layout", and things kept working like they were, it still
> > > acted like a right alt key.
> > 
> > Console-setup does exactly what you requrested in the configuration 
> > file.  If you want the righ alt key to behave as AltGr and not as Alt, 
> > when when console-setup asks the question "AltGr key replacement", 
> > please answer "Right Alt".  Then check that in 
> Please read the complete bug report before closing it.

I've read it.  Console-setup did exactly what you requested in the 
configuration file.  Consequently this is a bug about badly asked 
questions, hence a duplicate of #524235.

> > /etc/console-setup/keyboard you have
> > 
> > XKBOPTIONS=lv3:ralt_switch
> There is no such file.


> > I am closing this bug because you have already reported a duplicate of 
> > it.  Please, look at http://bugs.debian.org/524235
> I do know about that bug report, but that's a different issue.

For me it is the same issue - for some of the questions of console-setup 
it is not clear what is being asked and what is the right answer.

Anton Zinoviev

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