Bug#234113: Same problem here, found workaround
On Sun, Nov 07, 2004 at 10:20:37PM +0100, Martijn Pieters wrote:
> Package: xlibs
> Version: 4.3.0.dfsg.1-8
> Followup-For: Bug #234113
> I have had, for quite a while now, had the same problems; using KDE
> keyboard-switching applet, I could never switch from layout 'us' to 'us_intl'.
> Also manually running setxkbmap never worked; always the error
> 'Error loading new keyboard description' would be returned. As it had worked
> before I thought it to be a temporary incompatibility between kxkb and XFree86.
your problem is not related to #234113 but #274513. Anyway your fix is
right until a new version is uploaded.