"XKB: Could not invoke xkbcomp" error
XJDHDR.PUE001 at gmail.com
Mon May 6 09:22:15 UTC 2019
Good day Samy
Sorry for the late reply but I think I've managed to get things working
here. In my case, I had to install "xserver-xorg-input-mouse" and
"xserver-xorg-input-kbd" to get xpra working.
I installed Xpra from the Xpra repository.
Thank you for the help.
On 2019/04/17 00:59, Samy Mahmoudi wrote:
> Did you install xpra from the ubuntu's repository or the from the
> xpra's repository ?
> Here is what I have done to overpass your error:
> [ 17041.467] (EE) XKB: Could not invoke xkbcomp
> [ 17041.472] (EE) XKB: Couldn't compile keymap
> [ 17041.472] (EE) XKB: Failed to load keymap. Loading default keymap
> [ 17041.474] (EE) XKB: Could not invoke xkbcomp
> [ 17041.474] (EE) XKB: Couldn't compile keymap
> [ 17041.474] XKB: Failed to compile keymap
> [ 17041.474] Keyboard initialization failed. This could be a missing
> or incorrect setup of xkeyboard-config.
> [ 17041.474] (EE)
> Fatal server error
> 1) I installed Ubuntu 18.10 on a VPS (they may have altered the
> default installation)
> 2) I checked wether universe is activated or not
> (/etc/apt/sources.list). It should be.
> 3) wget "https://xpra.org/repos/cosmic/xpra.list"
> -O /etc/apt/sources.list.d/xpra.list
> 4) wget "https://xpra.org/gpg.asc" && apt-key add gpg.asc && rm gpg.asc
> 5) echo -e "Package: *\nPin: origin xpra.org
> <http://xpra.org>\nPin-Priority: 1001" > /etc/apt/preferences.d/xpra
> 6) apt-get update
> 7) apt-get install xpra xfce4 dbus-x11 at-spi2-core python-xdg
> menu-xdg menu python-uinput python-paramiko python-netifaces (this
> list of packages can be expanded by trial-and-error to disable more
> warnings and errors from the xpra log)
> 8) update-menus
> 9) I set the root passwd (I don't want to dive into xpra's ssh key
> management on my current Windows 7 client for the moment)
> 11) I tested my set up (see below)
> I have been able to reproduce your XKB error. It happened to me when I
> start xpra more than once on the same display port, so be careful to
> stop xpra through your testing workflow:
> a) xpra start-desktop :108 --start-child=startxfce4 --exit-with-children
> b) test on client, debug on server with logs, install needed packages,
> reconfigure or change command-line arguments
> c) xpra stop
> d) xpra list
> e) Go to step a
> Le mar. 16 avr. 2019 à 09:38, XJDHDR <xjdhdr.pue005 at gmail.com
> <mailto:xjdhdr.pue005 at gmail.com>> a écrit :
> Good day Samy
> I just want to check if you have any news or discoveries to share
> about my issue. Thanks!
> Kind regards
> On 2019/04/08 06:25, Samy Mahmoudi wrote:
>> I may try to install and set up xpra on a VPS instance of Ubuntu.
>> I will come back as soon as possible.
>> Le dim. 7 avr. 2019 19:54, XJDHDR <xjdhdr.pue005 at gmail.com
>> <mailto:xjdhdr.pue005 at gmail.com>> a écrit :
>> Good day Samy
>> Thank you for the reply. In Ubuntu, x11-xkb-utils is marked as a
>> dependency for Xorg and so it was automatically installed. I
>> also tried
>> running xkbcomp from the terminal and got the output: "Error:
>> No input file specified" which means it is definitely installed.
>> Sorry if this message is a duplicate but I can't find the one
>> I sent
>> before in the mailing list.
>> Kind regards
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