Xvkbd can't be used in a wayland session

Bug #1764157 reported by trotosa
This bug affects 1 person
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xvkbd (Ubuntu)

Bug Description


With Kubuntu 18.04 beta 1, I am using xvkbd virtual keyboard without any problem in my plasma session.

When I start a wayland session, xvkbd runs well with opera for exemple.

But If I try it with kate, the system lock the mouse and I can't do anything (the system send a notification to unlock : "ESC" during 3 sec).
A default virtual keyboard can be activated but it is too restrictiv.

Because, I am disable, it's really important for me and, if I well understand, wayland will be the standard in the futur.

Someone can help me ?
Thank you.

Sorry, english is not my native langage.

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Paul White (paulw2u)
affects: ubuntu → xvkbd (Ubuntu)
tags: added: bionic
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