Can't Switch Keyboard Layout (Bug?)

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JmaJeremy
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Can't Switch Keyboard Layout (Bug?)

Postby JmaJeremy » Mon Nov 16, 2009 8:03 pm

Hi. I'm new to this distro, so perhaps I'm doing something wrong, but it seems like a bug.
I frequently need to switch keyboard layouts. If I open up a terminal and switch it with setxkbmap it seems to work fine, but for some reason I can't change layouts using the key sequence I selected in Mint's Keyboard Preferences menu. I tried using several difference key sequences, and none worked.

Any suggestions?

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Re: Can't Switch Keyboard Layout (Bug?)

Postby sbeaber4 » Tue Nov 17, 2009 7:12 pm

What Key Sequence do you want to change to?

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Re: Can't Switch Keyboard Layout (Bug?)

Postby rich_roast » Wed Nov 18, 2009 6:52 pm

Funny, neither "both alt keys" or "both ctrl keys" work here, but "both shift keys" does and the other variants seem to. I'm testing these now and will see about a bug report upstream.

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