[LXDE] Keyboard layout not saved on reboot

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[LXDE] Keyboard layout not saved on reboot

Postby samyboy on Sun Oct 23, 2011 7:14 am

Hi,

I just installed Linux Mint, this is an awesome piece of Linux.

However LXDE is giving me trouble with the keyboard layout.

I've got a swiss french (fr_CH) keyboard an change with lxkeymap.
The layout changes accordingly but on next reboot the layout is en_US again.

This is very annoying. I ran accross this issue with Ubuntu Natty. They've got an open bug about it:
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+sour ... bug/729880

Thanks for your help.

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Re: [LXDE] Keyboard layout not saved on reboot

Postby Garvan on Sun Oct 23, 2011 8:59 am

I have no experience of this, but I saw in other threads that this is a known issue, and you need to modify the file ~/.dmrc with a text editor. See http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=83123&p=482067&hilit=dmrc#p482067.

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Re: [LXDE] Keyboard layout not saved on reboot

Postby kelebek333 on Mon Feb 27, 2012 5:59 pm

I solve this problem following.

For autologin.

Run following code with lxtermial.

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sudo gedit /etc/xdg/lxsession/Mint-LXDE/autostart


Add following line on autostart file and save.

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@setxkbmap -layout "your_layout"


I use for turkish f keyboard

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@setxkbmap -layout "tr(f)"



For using LXDM

I change keyboard layout form bottom panel on LXDM.
But layout reset every time on LXDM.
Fix it following.

I run following code on lxterminal for get info from .dmrc

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cat ~/.dmrc


Give me following print.

[Desktop]
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Language=tr_TR
Langlist=tr_TR:en
LCMesstr_TR.UTF-8
Layout=tr   f


I open lxdm.conf file by run following code on lxterminal

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sudo gedit /etc/xdg/mint-lxde/lxdm/lxdm.conf


I find [Input] line on lxdm.conf file and add last line from .dmrc file.

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[Input]
Layout=tr   f


I save lxdm.conf file and logout, not change keyboard layout on LXDM.
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