Bug 18277 - Xorg creates spurious XKB groups when initialized by hal
Summary: Xorg creates spurious XKB groups when initialized by hal
Alias: None
Product: xorg
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Server/Input/XKB (show other bugs)
Version: 6.8.2
Hardware: Other All
: medium normal
Assignee: Xorg Project Team
QA Contact: Xorg Project Team
URL: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cg...
Depends on:
Reported: 2008-10-28 14:36 UTC by Sergey V. Udaltsov
Modified: 2018-12-13 18:38 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Sergey V. Udaltsov 2008-10-28 14:36:24 UTC
xorg.conf is expected to be clean. If the person has in /etc/default/console-setup (Ubuntu)


Instead of 1 group, xorg creates configuration with 4 groups! Running setxkbmap afterwards fixed the issue completely.

See GNOME's bugzilla for more details
Comment 1 Daniel Stone 2008-10-28 15:08:31 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 14373 ***
Comment 2 Josselin Mouette 2009-04-10 15:07:24 UTC
I don’t think this bug is the same as #14373, and the discussions in the GNOME report tend to confirm this. The issue is still present in the X server version 1.6.0, which has the patch for #14373.

Currently, with XkbLayout=fr and XkbVariant=oss, I still get 4 XKB groups, 3 of which are meaningless.
Comment 3 GitLab Migration User 2018-12-13 18:38:08 UTC
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