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[Bug 577761] New: X11 (KDE) ignore modified Compose (key combinations)
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  • Date: Sat, 6 Feb 2010 17:54:44 +0000
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http://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=577761

http://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=577761#c0


Summary: X11 (KDE) ignore modified Compose (key combinations)
Classification: openSUSE
Product: openSUSE 11.2
Version: Final
Platform: x86-64
OS/Version: openSUSE 11.2
Status: NEW
Severity: Normal
Priority: P5 - None
Component: X.Org
AssignedTo: bnc-team-xorg-bugs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
ReportedBy: info@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
QAContact: xorg-maintainer-bugs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Found By: ---
Blocker: ---


User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Konqueror/4.3; Linux) KHTML/4.3.98
(like Gecko) SUSE

I've been doing well on various systems with various distributions using a
slightly modified Compose file in /usr/share/X11/locale/en_US.UTF-8 (e.g. meta
+ - + a for ā instead of meta + shift + - + a).

After installation of OpenSuse 11.2 (with KDE SC 4.4RC3), however, still the
old key combinations show off with the compose key.
I compared everything I am aware of (etc/sysconfig, kdecontrolcenter etc.) with
my other system, which is all identic and where the modified Compose works (the
only difference is x86 vs. x86_64).
It may be an X11 problem, Gnome apps (which I configured to follow XIM) don't
work with the new combinations, too. I'm using the newest X11 rpms from the X11
repository.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Replace original Unicode Compose file with this one:
http://www.hethport.uni-wuerzburg.de/keyboards/LinuxKBD/
2. Restart X
3. Try to type something with the new shortcuts
Actual Results:
They should work. Otherwise you have the same bug as I.

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