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Re: x : keyboard not working




On Fri 06 Oct 2017 at 16:37:22 -0400, Felix Miata wrote:

> 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

'setxbdmap -option "terminate:ctrl_alt_bksp"' in ~/.xsession is less
typing and more user-friendly.

-- 
Brian.