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Bug#859059: keyboard-configuration: many mac keymap in keyboard-configuration are faulty

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On Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 10:28:42PM +0200, raphael wrote:
> I have a macbook pro with us keymap, I tried different layouts 
> available in keyboard-configuration to get accents, but ended with Can 
> not find "mac" in "macintosh_vndr/us". or Can not find "altgr-intl" in 
> "macintosh_vndr/us". and No Symbols named "altgr-intl" in the include 
> file "macintosh_vndr/us" or No Symbols named "mac" in the include file 
> "macintosh_vndr/us"
> I ended up copying the altgr part of the pc keyboard (found in 
> /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols) to the macintosh one. I already had the 
> same kind of problem with mac french azerty keyboard. I think either 
> the /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/macintosh_vndr files should be 
> corrected or choices in the keyboard-configuration setup reduced to 
> what's really available (it took me quite a long time to understand 
> why I couldn't get the accents though everything looked fine).

Yes, this is an unfortunate bug which is reported from time to time.  
Unfortunately, it can not be fixed because of


Anton Zinoviev

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