Xorg 7.3: setxkbmap gives error "Error loading new keyboard description"

Markus Strobl mstrobl2 at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 3 20:40:16 PDT 2007

Since I went to Xorg 7.3 I can no longer switch my keyboard layout.
The KDE layout icon shows "err" and the setxkbmap command gives me:

markus at markuspc ~ $ setxkbmap -model pc104 -layout us
Error loading new keyboard description

I spent a few hours searching the net and couldn't find a fix???


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