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Re: xorg modifications don't take place

On Mon, Oct 05, 2009 at 11:24:18AM -0500, Juan Fernando Jaramillo Botero wrote:
> Hello I have sid, and I change the /etc/X11/xorg.conf file to add the
> lines to change the variant and options of the keyboard, like:
> Section "InputDevice"
> 	Identifier	"Generic Keyboard"
> 	Driver		"kbd"
> 	Option		"XkbRules"	"xorg"
> 	Option		"XkbModel"	"pc104"
> 	Option		"XkbLayout"	"us"
>     Option      "XkbVariant" "alt-intl"
>     Option      "XkbOptions" "compose:lwin"
> EndSection
> But don't take place after restart xorg. But if I use the command:
> setxkbmap -variant alt-intl -option compose:lwin it's work. Some body
> know why?

Input devices are now managed via hal. There is a page about it somewhere at

Section "ServerFlags"
        Option "AutoAddDevices" "off"
        Option "AllowEmptyInput" "off"
should take you back to the old kbd/mouse input stuff.

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