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
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.