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Re: x : keyboard not working




On Sat 07 Oct 2017 at 08:30:09 +1100, Zenaan Harkness wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 06, 2017 at 08:37:44PM +0100, Brian wrote:
> > 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.
> 
> I edit /etc/default/keyboard to read as follows (also, lv3 level 3
> (& 4) shift rocks!):
> 
> XKBMODEL="microsoft4000"
> XKBLAYOUT="libsh"
> XKBVARIANT="basic"
> XKBOPTIONS="lv3:lwin_switch,terminate:ctrl_alt_bksp"
> BACKSPACE="guess"

A neat, simple edit of a basic file. But, by itself, insufficient to
resurrect ctrl+alt+backspace.

-- 
Brian.