setxkbmap crashes whole xorg-server
peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Mon Jul 28 16:21:50 PDT 2008
On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 05:26:56PM +0200, Tobias Jakobi wrote:
> I just wanted to use setxkbmap to change my keyboard layout (I need to
> change from DE to US prior to starting wine because of some nasty bug
> with some games) and it crashed the entire X server.
ouch. what was the exact command you ran?
> The second thing is: Can I somehow change the layout using another tool?
> I was under the impression that xinput should do that now. But that
> doesn't seem to be the case. At least it doesn't show any layout
> property with list-props.
xkb isn't exposed as device property, so xinput doesn't do anything here.
there's setxkbmap and xkbcomp which are the main tools to load xkb
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