right alt key does not work in arabic layout

Bug #864092 reported by Zayed Amer Al-Saidi
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
xkeyboard-config (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Description of problem:
when trying to switch layout with right alt+shift from arabic to english it
does work while trying the same to switch from english to arabic it works

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. set alt+shift to switch layout and have ara in your layouts
2. try right alt+shift to switch from us to ara
3. try right alt+shift to switch from ara to us

Actual results:
step 2 works, step 3 does not

Expected results:
both works

There is a patch for in Redhat bugzialla for fedora and it fix the problem:

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: xserver-xorg-core 2:1.10.1-1ubuntu1.2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-11.50-generic
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-11-generic i686
Architecture: i386
CompizPlugins: No value set for `/apps/compiz-1/general/screen0/options/active_plugins'
CompositorRunning: kwin
Date: Sat Oct 1 17:57:30 2011
DistUpgraded: Fresh install
DistroCodename: natty
DistroVariant: ubuntu
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/Xorg
 Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller (primary) [8086:2a02] (rev 03) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
   Subsystem: Fujitsu Technology Solutions Device [1734:110f]
   Subsystem: Fujitsu Technology Solutions Device [1734:110f]
InstallationMedia: Kubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Release i386 (20110427)
 PATH=(custom, no user)
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.38-11-generic root=UUID=356880b4-1d25-4559-9fb6-b472d84faf76 ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
ProcKernelCmdLine_: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.38-11-generic root=UUID=356880b4-1d25-4559-9fb6-b472d84faf76 ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
Renderer: Unknown
SourcePackage: xorg-server
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
dmi.bios.date: 10/26/2007
dmi.bios.vendor: FUJITSU SIEMENS
dmi.bios.version: 1.07 - 061T02 - 1471
dmi.board.name: S11D
dmi.board.vendor: FUJITSU SIEMENS
dmi.board.version: 1.0
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: FSC
dmi.chassis.type: 10
dmi.chassis.vendor: FUJITSU SIEMENS
dmi.chassis.version: 1.0
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnFUJITSUSIEMENS:bvr1.07-061T02-1471:bd10/26/2007:svnFUJITSUSIEMENS:pnESPRIMOMobileU9200:pvr1.0:rvnFUJITSUSIEMENS:rnS11D:rvr1.0:cvnFUJITSUSIEMENS:ct10:cvr1.0:
dmi.product.name: ESPRIMO Mobile U9200
dmi.product.version: 1.0
dmi.sys.vendor: FUJITSU SIEMENS
version.compiz: compiz N/A
version.libdrm2: libdrm2 2.4.23-1ubuntu6
version.libgl1-mesa-dri: libgl1-mesa-dri 7.10.2-0ubuntu2
version.libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental: libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental N/A
version.libgl1-mesa-glx: libgl1-mesa-glx 7.10.2-0ubuntu2
version.xserver-xorg: xserver-xorg 1:7.6+4ubuntu3.1
version.xserver-xorg-video-ati: xserver-xorg-video-ati 1:6.14.0-0ubuntu4.1
version.xserver-xorg-video-intel: xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.14.0-4ubuntu7.1
version.xserver-xorg-video-nouveau: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau 1:0.0.16+git20110107+b795ca6e-0ubuntu7

Revision history for this message
Zayed Amer Al-Saidi (zayed-alsaidi) wrote :
summary: - right alt key does not work in ara layout
+ right alt key does not work in arabic layout
bugbot (bugbot)
tags: added: kubuntu
Timo Aaltonen (tjaalton)
affects: xorg-server (Ubuntu) → xkeyboard-config (Ubuntu)
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