Bug#663218: x11-xkb-utils: keyboard layout setup from gnome: right alt as right control does not work
* What led up to the situation?
applications -> system -> parameters -> system parameters -> keyboard -> layout
parameters -> parameters -> Ctrl layout options -> right alt as right ctrl +
caps lock as ctrl + right ctrl as right alt
* What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or
I have tried to disable right ctrl as right alt, then reboot. It didn't help.
* What was the outcome of this action?
I launced xev. Right ctrl as right alt was enabled and worked, but not right
alt as right control (both keys sent ALT_R). After disabling right ctrl as
right alt and reboot (right alt as right control and caps lock as control still
selected) right alt sent ALT_R anyway.
* What outcome did you expect instead?
Right alt have to sent CONTROL_R.
It seems not so big issue, but for Emacs users I think it is very valuable
About other packages if this issue does not relate to x11-xkb-utils: I've just
(9 march 2012) downloaded debian wheezy netinst iso image and installed a
-- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
APT prefers testing
APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 3.2.0-1-486
Locale: LANG=ru_RU.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=ru_RU.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Versions of packages x11-xkb-utils depends on:
ii libc6 2.13-27
ii libx11-6 2:1.4.4-4
ii libxaw7 2:1.0.9-3
ii libxkbfile1 1:1.0.7-1
ii libxt6 1:1.1.1-2
x11-xkb-utils recommends no packages.
x11-xkb-utils suggests no packages.
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