Comment 16 Mark Deepwell 2006-04-19 08:55:27 UTC I get this same error after I upgraded my gentoo box from xorg 6.8 to 7.0. marcin'82 Offline #6 2014-07-01 20:30:30 kalsan Member Registered: 2011-10-10 Posts: 92 Re: [Solved] Error activating XKB configuration. Notices Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community. The only way I could fix it was to go back to a Generic 102 (or 105) keyboard. http://axishost.net/error-activating/error-activating-xkb-configuration.php
Regards, PS: Hangul is the name of the korean alphabet. Hassanakevazir (hassanakevazir) wrote on 2010-04-05: #95 To myself, Sennaista and las: It seems this particular bug report has little to do with the problem we are having except the error message. Georgas 2006-12-15 09:35:36 UTC I'm still getting this error too. change keyboard layout from "USA Mac" to "USA" and 2. check my blog
Firefox has a blue window bar instead of a brown one and a slightly different look, too. las (bandara-ls) wrote on 2010-03-31: #81 This is on lucid.. colintivy Last edited by colintivy; 02-23-2010 at 05:52 AM.
So simply change the layout from de_mac to de, and you should be all right. -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.11 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org iEYEARECAAYFAkpohM8ACgkQRhp6o4m9dFvvcQCfW9YR48QkH5Fevy9Gz7pP7OOJ cEoAnjLmPOolFNB2fDJLg1pXtMBb8tPZ pvdeynse (vandeynse) wrote on 2008-02-10: #26 the daily software update yesterday fixed this bug there are many bugs open with this default keyboard problem, so the correct package seems to be I have also the pound symbol by pressing Right-Alt+3 (£) Sorry to be so long in furthering this problem, many conflicting things including a very nasty stomach bug which laid us This error occured since an update yesterday. (Originally a fresh install of Intrepid Alpha 2 with permanent updates.) MacBook Pro rev. 3. ---- Error activating XKB configuration.
Have you had a look at your ~/.xsession-errors file, to check whether there are any messages there related to keyboard layout configuration? I think this is part of the same issue - i.e. vBulletin ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. read the full info here Red Hat Bugzilla #446684 URL: The information about this bug in Launchpad is automatically pulled daily from the remote bug.
Christer, thanks for the research into this. My advice is to 1. I have also the pound symbol by pressing Right-Alt+3 (£) bathory View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by bathory 04-07-2010, 11:02 Board footer Jump to Newbie Corner Installation Kernel & Hardware Applications & Desktop Environments Laptop Issues Networking, Server, and Protection Multimedia and Games System Administration Other Architectures Announcements, Package & Security
Edit bug mail Other bug subscribers Subscribe someone else Related questions Ubuntu: problems after upgrade Ubuntu: Error activating XKB configuration. http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-software-2/error-activating-xkb-configuration-368174/ gdm-2.26.0-7.fc11.i586 on a fresh rawhide scratch installation. This message also pops up when I edit keyboard layout settings in Cinnamon Settings or dconf Editor. I have a British aluminium keyboard and all my keys are working correctly, even the # (right-alt + 3) Excellent Originally Posted by ripounet Found >here< a solution that worked for
The help file does not list this and using some of the options that might work no improvement is achieved. get redirected here Comment 24 Andreas Thienemann 2009-04-13 09:02:59 EDT (In reply to comment #23) > Got rid from all described problems after updating my system on monday, april > 13. > > Now spbrereton (simon-brereton) wrote on 2009-09-17: #78 Martin Thank you very much! We will review this issue again once you've had a chance to attach this information.
I opened the "Keyboard Preferences" dialog and selected the desired layout from the "Available Layouts" on the "Layouts" tab. I not an expert. gaulinmp (gaulinmp+ubuntu) wrote on 2008-06-19: #37 I was able to fix this problem by changing the xorg.conf line: Option "XkbVariant" "[email protected]?" to Option "XkbVariant" "basic" Then the error no longer appeared http://axishost.net/error-activating/error-activating-xkb-configuration-red-hat.php I'm using a PS/2 to USB keyboard adaptor with a PS/2 keyboard and a USB port on the computer.
It can happen under various circumstances: - a bug in libxklavier library - a bug in X server (xkbcomp, xmodmap utilities) - X server with incompatible libxkbfile implementation X server version It is a bug if a feature once available easily on Preferences > keyboard can now be only achieved by various editing of xorg.conf Bloch (aidenoreilly) wrote on 2007-04-29: #3 On This, from what I understand, is the reverse of the correct solution.
The files in the original message are:- xprop -root | grep XKB and gconftool-2 -R /desktop/gnome/peropherals/keyboard/kbd Any clues out there? xprop -root | grep XKB _XKB_RULES_NAMES_BACKUP(STRING) = "evdev", "pc105", "fr", "oss", "" _XKB_RULES_NAMES(STRING) = "evdev", "applealu_jis", "fr", "oss", "" gconftool-2 -R /desktop/gnome/peripherals/keyboard/kbd model = applealu_jis layouts = [fr mac,fr oss] options Comment 6 sangu 2004-09-22 21:42:22 UTC Please see: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=125365 This problem happens in gnome-keyboard-properties, too. w0lv3rin3 Linux - Software 13 07-03-2011 03:27 PM Error activating XKB configuration Pulka Linux - General 0 08-13-2004 01:42 PM Error activating XKB configuration + 2 other questions tcn03u Fedora 9
I know little about VirtualBox, but I assume that it the ransfer of key events from the host OS to the guest OS works on the level of scan codes, not As Sennaista pointed out there is a problem with the symbols file, someone else has already found the minor syntax errors which caused this, here is the bug report: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xkeyboard-config/+bug/553401 Hopefully I suppose this raises another bug. my review here start up the machinge 2.
Ubuntu: Enabling Super (Windows) key on gutsy Ubuntu: Error activating XKB configuration Bug attachments Sk√§rmbild-Configure - KDE Control Module.png (edit) Sk√§rmbild-Tangentbordsinst√§llningar.png (edit) Xorg.1.log (edit) Install debug wrapper around xkbcomp (edit) ir The third time this has happened? This book contains many real life examples derived from the author's experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. The title and description need update; they refer to issues that probably existed in Edgy but not anymore. 2.
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Summary: Error activating XKB configuration. I have tried most other fixes but nothing seems to work. I have tried the above solutions, but they didn't fix the problem. IR Receiver] on usb-0000:00:1d.2-2 [ 25.864396] input: HID 05ac:1000 as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1d.3/usb4/4-1/4-1:1.0/input/input3 [ 25.873717] input,hidraw3: USB HID v1.11 Keyboard [HID 05ac:1000] on usb-0000:00:1d.3-1 [ 25.888216] input: HID 05ac:1000 as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1d.3/usb4/4-1/4-1:1.1/input/input4 mabovo (mabovo)
Comment 22 Joachim Backes 2009-04-10 05:49:53 EDT You are right ;-) Weird: My keyboard model is "Generic 101-key PC" with USA layout (installed by anaconda as a "german/nodeadkeys" keyboard) , but It can happen under various circumstances: - a bug in libxklavier library - a bug in X server (xkbcomp, xmodmap utilities) - X server with incompatible libxkbfile implementation X server version