German Keyboard for X

Marco Atzeri
Tue May 5 21:00:16 GMT 2020

Am 05.05.2020 um 18:20 schrieb Jon Turney:
> On 05/05/2020 17:01, Marco Atzeri via Cygwin wrote:

> There's some code in the X server which tries to identify if you are 
> using Windows under bootcamp on a mac, with the appropriate Windows 
> keyboard layout, and turns on model=mac there.
> At the moment, this gets turned on if the top 2 bits of the layout ID 
> are set, which really just means "non-Microsoft provided layout", which 
> is perhaps too aggressive.
> It's probably a bug in xkeyboard-config that combination of options 
> produces mapping that's messed up like that.
>> Suggestion?
> i) Explicitly set the X server keyboard layout you want using setxkbmap 
> or the equivalent options.

This resetted to the expected layout

setxkbmap -model pc105 -layout de -variant nodeadkeys


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