laptop keyboard is ignored configuration layout from xorg.conf.d since XInput ABI 12

Simon Thum simon.thum at
Thu Dec 9 15:03:49 PST 2010

On 12/09/2010 01:22 AM, Peter Hutterer wrote:
>> What can be done?
> commit beea2378f142556471c62290e275935af848e137
> Author: Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at>
> Date:   Mon Dec 6 14:33:43 2010 +1000
>     xfree86: don't overwrite option list (#32115)
>     Options set in the configuration file were unconditionally overwritten by
>     the server. Merge the already existing options and the new options together
>     instead of just overwriting ones.
Yeah, I also assumed that would fix the problem but unfortunately it
didn't. Maybe I can help track it down further?


setxkbmap -rules evdev -layout de -variant nodeadkeys

fixes the problem for me. I haven't tried but as a workaround you may
have luck when putting it in your .xinitrc.



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