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Re: Fedora Core 2 weird Xkb & mouse problem



On Thursday 20 May 2004 00:32, Rami Saarinen wrote:
> I just updated from FC 1 to FC 2. Everything else seems to be pretty much
> ok, but I have hard time getting the keyboard and mouse to work ok in X11.
>
>
> I have a Logitech MouseMan USB wheelmouse and I used to use it in PS/2
> with an adapter. However once I updated to FC2 the mouse stopped working
> and I changed it back to "Generic USB wheelmouse" (after taking off the
> adapter and plugging the mouse in USB). Now the mouse works ... in a way.
> It moves ok, wheel is ok, most of the buttons do what they are supposed to
> do *but* the left mouse button is acting weird: it can be used to select
> things from the panel (KDE) otherwise, for example when clicking inside a
> window, it will drag that window. In most cases (with some difficulty in
> Mozilla with links) I can bypass it pressing down the (left, at least)
> shift and the clicking inside window. Not a good solution I think.
>
> The keyboard is ah-so-normal Key Tronic board with 105 keys. It has worked
> fine before.
>
> If I switch on Gnome, I get an error
>
> "Error activating XKB configuration.
> Probably internal X server problem.
>
> X server version data:
> The X.Org Foundation
> 60700000
>
> If you report this situation as a bug, please include:
> - The result of xprop -root | grep XKB
> - The result of gconftool-2 -R /desktop/gnome/peripherals/keyboard/xkb
>
> "
>
> xprop stuff says:
> _XKB_RULES_NAMES_BACKUP(STRING) = "xfree86", "pc102", "fi", "", ""
> _XKB_RULES_NAMES(STRING) = "xfree86", "pc102", "fi", "", ""
>
> and gconftool-2 says:
> layouts = [fi]
>  model = pc105
>  overrideSettings = false
>  options = []
>
> Note that I have fooled around trying different layouts, hence the pc102
> above.. I does not help. But what does help is to turn on the
>
>   Option  "XkbDisable"
>
> but then I'll lack some functionality I have become used to and as such it
> can't be a solution.
>
>
> XFConfig InputDevice stuff looks like:
> Section "InputDevice"
>         Identifier  "Keyboard0"
>         Driver      "keyboard"
>         Option      "XkbRules" "xfree86"
>         Option      "XkbModel" "pc102"
>         Option      "XkbLayout" "fi"
> EndSection
>
> Any ideas? I am pretty much in a dead-end by myself so any kind of
> pointers  are appreciated!

I had similar problem with keyboard. It is discussed on web forums. You can 
try to change line:

         Option      "XkbRules" "xfree86"

to
         Option      "XkbRules" "xorg"

It works for me well.

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