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Date:      Thu, 08 Jan 2015 07:58:04 -0600
From:      "William A. Mahaffey III" <wam@hiwaay.net>
Cc:        "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Gnome2 -> Gnome3 - no way
Message-ID:  <54AE8CEC.1000006@hiwaay.net>
In-Reply-To: <20150108200631.293f7d40@franky.ipa.blackhats.net.au>
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On 01/08/15 03:36, William B wrote:
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>>> Yes there is support but there is currently a bug with
>>> changing keyboard layouts on login that as a dvorak user,
>>> I am trying to solve.
>> Regarding keyboard layout (a thing I hardly change
>> during use) I prefer to either use xorg.conf to
>> set it globally, or .xmodmap on a per-user basis
>> (especially useful for programmable keyboards).
>>
>> By the way, does Mate still require HAL as a
>> dependency?
> Both approaches do not work as mate keyboard takes over and changes the layout
> regardless of what you set in xorg.conf, but Mate keyboard "forgets" to set
> the layout to what the user has configured. I need some time to debug it
> though work allowing.
>
> Not that I am aware of: HAL is a depedancy of Xorg, not MATE. According to the
> docs, and what I have checked, the "current" version of Xorg in pkg is not built
> with hal support, so it's not needed.
>
>
> - -- 
> Sincerely,
>
> William Brown
>
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What versions of xorg-server & FreeBSD does that ('current' xorg pkg 
doesn't need HAL) refer to ? TIA & have a happy new year :-) ....


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	William A. Mahaffey III

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