Can someone tell me what the relationship is between
gnome-keyboard-applet, gnome-keyboard-properties and
as far as i can tell gnome-keybaord-layout has a completely differnent
idea of installed layouts than
On Sun, 18 Apr 2004 23:09:18 +0200, "Johannes Rohr" <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> Keir Lawson <email@example.com> writes:
> > after upgrading to gnome 2.6 (experimental), whenever i start gnome an
> > error message comes up saying:
> > Error activating XKB configuration.
> > Probably internal X server problem.
> > X server version data:
> > The XFree86 Project, Inc
> > 40300001
> > You are using XFree 4.3.0.
> > There are known problems with complex XKB configurations.
> > Try using simpler configuration or taking more fresh version of XFree
> > software.
> You should have a look at your session (launch
> gnome-session-properties). If you find something like 'gswitchit' or
> 'gnome-keyboard-layout' or whatever it is called today, running,
> remove it from your session. The GSwitchit developers say that XFree
> 4.3.0 is to blame and that later releases of XFree 4.3 have been
> fixed. Can't confirm as nothing newer than 4.3.0 is in Debian.
> If you need multiple keyboard layouts, configure them in
> /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 instead. I for my part need German and Russian
> layouts and these two lines in the InputDevice section do what I want:
> Option "XkbLayout" "de,ru"
> Option "XkbOptions" "grp:shift_toggle"
> This works just fine. For the non-technical users it would be fine,
> however, if GSwitchit would finally be fixed. It is a shiny, desktoppy
> tool. But at present it just doesn't work. For me at least.
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