fubared keyboard, howto fix?

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at acm.org
Wed Sep 29 03:02:40 BST 2004

Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Monday 27 September 2004 13:14, James Richard Tyrer wrote:
>>Gene Heskett wrote:
>>>Fooling around in the 'control center' in the keyboard
>>>interpretation stuffs, I seem to have managed to get things a bit
>>>The most noticeable gotcha now is that the first press of the  key
>>>immediately left of the return key, which on a US_EN keyboard
>>>contains the characters ' in the lowercase, and " in the shifted
>>>mode, is ignored unless the space bar is given a tap immediately
>>>after.  This is apparently a global setting as it effects mozilla
>>>et all too.
>>>So what do I specifically turn off to disable such behaviour?
>>You have probably selected: US English w/dead keys.
>>Simply go back to the "Keyboard Layout" KCM and change it.
> Humm, now Ie set it for nodeadkeys, but as you can see the 'v is 
> missing above because I didn't hit the spacebar.  This is totally 
> screwing up my typing style, not that I had any in the first place, 
> but...
> Now I've gone back to the plain US keyboard and its still fubar.

I suggest that you delete:


and restart your KDE session.  This should return you to the default setup.


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