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Re: x : keyboard not working




On Fri, Oct 06, 2017 at 11:11:52PM +0100, Brian wrote:
> 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.

Oh¡ Well that's good to know. I must have the required change (I'm
guessing your xorg.conf.d suggestion) somewhere else in that case, as
well as this.  Thanks for correcting the record.