Input devices / Keyboards in 4.5.3
I read that the keyboard module has been changed for 4.5, and my
impression is that it has even been changed in 4.5 with the last update.
Lately, a variety of SUN USB keyboards had been among the available
keyboard models, e.g., a Type 7 USB Intl. Keyboard, and it is now gone
Since the last reinstall a few days ago of kde-standard from exsnap the
messed up fonts for choosing a keyboard layout are no longer in Cyrillic
with Chinese and Vietnamese fonts mixed in a deliberate way, but in
Latin as they should. However, now there is only a SUN 5/6 keyboard
model left to choose.
The Generic evdev keyboard does not help me because I am using a SunRay
thin client and KDE does thereby not recognize the SUN 7 USB keyboard
that is attached (or is this an evdev config problem?). I wouldn't want
to create an xorg.conf only because a new, useful KDE setting has been
Should I write to bugs.kde.org, or is there a simpler Debian way to get
back my SUN Type 7 keyboard definitions in KDE? In earlier (KDE 4.4?)
versions SUN USB Type 7 keyboards were not _yet_ included, so I had been
happy that I could use, e.g., their F13-F20 keys for a while. Wouldn't
want to let them go for good now...
Andreas v. Heydwolff