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TenLeftFingers
March 6th, 2010, 12:32 AM
A bug (which I'll report) left me unable to log back in from my locked screen.

I switched to a TTY so I could bring the system down gently but couldn't log in there because the TTYs use QWERTY, despite me choosing Dvorak at install-time. I use the Dvorak layout and my keyboard reflects that - so in the absence of another computer, I had to grab a QWERTY touch typist and get her to issue the commands for me.

Is Ubiquity the correct package to file this against?

zombiepig
March 6th, 2010, 01:59 AM
It could be related to this bug I just filed:

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-control-center/+bug/530430

The "Apply System Wide" button in keyboard preferences is broken at the moment. Maybe Ubiquity uses the same broken process for setting the keyboard layout?

TenLeftFingers
March 6th, 2010, 02:10 AM
I think the TTYs are outside of the scope of Gnome. In which case responsibility would lie elsewhere. But I'll link to your bug in my report when I make it. Feel free to do the same! (and thank you)

zombiepig
March 6th, 2010, 03:15 AM
Yeah - what I mean is my hunch is that both ubiquity and gnome-keyboard-preferences use the same broken code to set the keyboard layout for the whole desktop. Normally, I can set my keyboard layout in gnome-keyboard-preferences, then hit the "apply system wide" button, and have that layout apply to every program, ttys, etc.

If you post your bug report here, I'll also confirm that, since I ran into the same problem with the installation not applying my latin-american keyboard layout properly.

TenLeftFingers
March 6th, 2010, 03:26 AM
Oh right, now I get you. I reported it here.
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubiquity/+bug/533047
It would be great if this was sorted for the final release.