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Re: xorg modifications don't take place

On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 10:13, Sven Hoexter <sven@timegate.de> wrote:
> 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
> wiki.debian.org.
> Adding
> Section "ServerFlags"
>        Option "AutoAddDevices" "off"
>        Option "AllowEmptyInput" "off"
> EndSection
> should take you back to the old kbd/mouse input stuff.

Don't bother with that, just edit /etc/default/console-setup

# The following variables describe your keyboard and can have the same
# values as the XkbModel, XkbLayout, XkbVariant and XkbOptions options
# in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.

Those settings will also take effect on your TTYs

Kelly Clowers

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