Bug#518154: closed by Julien Cristau <email@example.com> (Re: Bug#518154: x11-xkb-utils: missing multimedia keys / Ubuntu global workaround)
On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 14:34:48 +0100, Alain Baeckeroot wrote:
> I understand very little of your explainations except what i did is ugly :-)
> (i spent half a day to find this ubuntu stuff)
> But the problem is still here for the users of (our beloved brand new ) lenny.
> http://wiki.debian.org/Keyboard/MultimediaKeys advices to
> create a ~/.xmodmaprc for each user. This does not look much better.
> > setting XkbModel to the right value in xorg.conf would fix that.
> how to know the correct XkbModel ?
i don't know what your keyboard is...
you can look at the $inetkbds list in /usr/share/X11/xkb/rules/xorg and
pick one of those (or use gnome's keyboard applet which gives you a more
human-readable list of models).
> I have :
> Section "InputDevice"
> Identifier "Generic Keyboard"
> Driver "kbd"
> Option "XkbRules" "xorg"
> Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
> Option "XkbLayout" "fr"
> Option "XkbVariant" "latin9"
> I'll can put you explaintions in the wiki, or better read you in the wiki if
> you have time to do this :)
> btw, i'd appreciate any hint to reduce the size of the popup window,
> or should i fill a wishreport against some package ?
this sounds like an issue with your desktop environment.