Bug#251157: xserver-xfree86: Capslock shifts keyboard layout
On 2004-05-27 David Wood <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Package: xserver-xfree86
> Version: 4.3.0.dfsg.1-2
> Severity: important
> Keyboard layout changes by one column when capslock is active, as
> demonstrated below.
> normal: qwerty asdfgh zxcvbn
> shift: QWERTY ASDFGH ZXCVBN
> caps: WERTYU SDFGHJ XCVBNM
> I suspect it's an xkblayout issue (a missing bit in the package?).
This is caused by an incorrect patch that also broke NumLock. - It is
easy to fix though:
1) download http://people.debian.org/~ari/unfuck_numlock.diff to /tmp/
2) Become root.
3) cd / && patch -p0 < /tmp/unfuck_numlock.diff
See http://lists.debian.org/debian-x/2004/05/msg00693.html for
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