"Error activating XKB configuration" after latest update April 1, 2005

Bug #14854 reported by Jery Wang on 2005-04-02
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-applets (Ubuntu)
Medium
Daniel Stone

Bug Description

After login from GDM:

Error dialog opens:

Error
Error activating XKB configuration.
It can happen under various circumtances:
- a bug in libxklavier library
- a bug in X server (xkbcomp, xmodmap utilites)
- X server with incompatible libxkbfile implementaion

X server version data:
The X.Org Foundation
60802000

If you report this situation as a bug, please include:
- The result of xprop -root | grep XKB
- The result of gconftool-2 -R /desktop/gnome/peripherals/
keyboard/kbd

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the report:

first command:

_XKB_RULES_NAMES_BACKUP(STRING) = "xorg", "pc104", "us", "", ""
_XKB_RULES_NAMES(STRING) = "xorg", "pc104", "us", "", ""

second command:

 layouts = [us]
 model = microsoftpro
 overrideSettings = false
 options = []

Daniel Stone (daniels) wrote :

Seb, any idea about this one? I'm at a loss to explain, and it's
gnome-keyboard-thingy's keyboard settings that fail, not xorg's.

Jery Wang (jery-wang2002) wrote :

(In reply to comment #1)
> Seb, any idea about this one? I'm at a loss to explain, and it's
> gnome-keyboard-thingy's keyboard settings that fail, not xorg's.

Hi,

Not to worry. The problem is gone after subsequent updates. I updates very
frequently, almost as soon as it appears.

Thanks for all you guys attention.

Daniel Stone (daniels) wrote :

Thanks.

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