Keyboard layout issue when using many keyboards

Bug #372611 reported by Art on 2009-05-06
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
xserver-xorg-input-evdev
New
Undecided
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xkeyboard-config (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

To reproduce:

1) Boot up ubuntu with a second USB keyboard connected
2) Make sure you have more than one layout installed
3) Layout switching works OK
4) Disconnect the keyboard
5) Connect it back again after a while
6) Keyboard layout switching stops working when assigned combination is pressed on USB keyboard, and does not work correctly when assigned combination is pressed on main keyboard (displays ?? in tray area)

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: amd64
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.04
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/yelp
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: yelp 2.25.1-0ubuntu5
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=(custom, no User Name)
 LANG=en_AU.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: yelp
Uname: Linux 2.6.28-11-generic x86_64

Art (artem-skvira) wrote :
affects: ubuntu → gnome-control-center (Ubuntu)
affects: gnome-control-center (Ubuntu) → xkeyboard-config (Ubuntu)
Bryce Harrington (bryce) on 2009-09-02
tags: added: jaunty
Simos Xenitellis  (simosx) wrote :

Thanks for the report.

This appears to be a generic input bug. I changed the report to reflect this.
Since 9.04 there have been many changes in the X server for input, which means that it is possible the bug has been resolved.

Could you please check again with Ubuntu 10.04?

Changed in xkeyboard-config (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
summary: - Keyboard layout switching does not work
+ Keyboard layout issue when using many keyboards
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