Keyboard doesn't work if X was started as user

Peter Hutterer mailinglists at
Mon Sep 17 06:00:46 PDT 2007

> It's really a mess.  Now I live and work on a simple console for nearly
> two days.  What a luck that I use emacs for everything, so I'm not
> completely left stranded.

try switching to evdev for now, maybe it helps.

Section "InputDevice"
	Identifier "whatever"
	Driver "evdev"
	Device "/dev/input/event0" #depends on your system of course
	Option "XkbRules" "xorg"
	Option "XkbModel" "evdev"
	Option "XkbLayout" "us"


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