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Re: x : keyboard not working




Brian composed on 2017-10-06 20:37 (UTC+0100):

> On Fri 06 Oct 2017 at 21:19:28 +0530, Mayuresh Kathe wrote:

>> for that matter, even "ctrl+alt+backspace" doesn't work to shutdown the
>> x server. :(

> This disappeared from xorg many, many years ago. But it can be re-enabled
> in Debian. An XKBOPTIONS options is what you look for if you really want
> it. 

It only disappeared as a default. It was switched to an option. I use the same
method to enable in Debian that works in Fedora and elsewhere:

# /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/00-keyboard.conf
Section "InputClass"
        Identifier "system-keyboard"
        MatchIsKeyboard "on"
        Option "XkbLayout" "us"
        Option "XkbOptions" "terminate:ctrl_alt_bksp"
EndSection
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