Input switcher locks input for several seconds.

Bug #1716101 reported by Thor Christian on 2017-09-09
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Bug Description

This is all in the live environment, pre-installation, i will update with info post-installation.
The input switcher in the system tray locks up input when right-clicked on.
the menu will eventually appear, but it takes way to long, launching LibreOffice is quicker.
there are also ways to configure input, either the config via the system icon, which is separate from the one in the Hardware settings menu. also during the installation when setting keyboard-layout, the chosen layout is not reflected in either the system-tray setting, or the one from hardware-settings.

Thor Christian (madasstcuc) wrote :
Thor Christian (madasstcuc) wrote :

The assistive technologies icon also doubled. not sure if that's related, but it happened after installation.

Thor Christian (madasstcuc) wrote :

But before reboot to the new installation*

Thor Christian (madasstcuc) wrote :

also found that setting the input in the system tray setting is not reflected in the one from hardwaresettings, but still takes affect.
and setting the keyboard layout in the one from hardwaresettings is not reflected in the one from systemtray, and does not take affect either.

Thor Christian (madasstcuc) wrote :

and heres the screenshot from setting set in hardwaresettings, when not taking affect.
(system tray is set to dvorak, hardaware is set to querty).

Thor Christian (madasstcuc) wrote :

Summary before reboot to installed OS:
- Multiple input settings are confusing.
- Settings in one, are not reflected in all.
- Settings for layout during installation are applied, but not reflected.
- Settings for layout in system tray settings are applied, but not reflected.
- Settings for layout in Hardware settings are not applied, and not reflected.

items where tested in listed order.

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