Re: occured problems on fresh 2v18 install
Christian, I ran into some of these problems.
> 2. When starting xf86cfg and clicking on the top bar or on monitor->configure
> the program crashes. If I start a xterm on another text console and then
> start xf86cfg from there (already running X) I can see an Xt error message
> (forgot the exact phrase)
I found a solution to the Xt errors with xf86cfg. I just copied
libXt.so.6.0 from Xbin.tgz that I downloaded from xfree86.org over
debian's library. (See previous posts about that problem) That problem
> 3. My german umlauts äöüß are gone. I used the same .xmodmap but although
> I had "/" mapped allright on the right control key, the umlauts produced
> no char at all.
> 4. Configuring german keyboard layout with xf86cfg yields to no effect (I
> restarted X, of course)
Have ya tried xf86config to configure the keyboard? I also find that
xkeycaps works quite well. (I switch keyboard layouts by using the gnome
> 5. There was a missing dependency to xutils and thus mkfontdir could not
> be found.
Yeah, I found that in xfonts-base or xserver-common (I forget which one).
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