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[Bug 1218322] Re: Can't set keyboard layout change to alt+shift, ctrl+shift, etc.


Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

** Changed in: ubuntu
       Status: New => Confirmed

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  Can't set keyboard layout change to alt+shift, ctrl+shift, etc.

Status in gnome-settings-daemon:
Status in Ubuntu GNOME:
  Fix Released
Status in gnome-control-center package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in gnome-settings-daemon package in Ubuntu:
Status in gnome-control-center package in Baltix:

Bug description:

  Can't set keyboard layout change to Ctrl+Shift, Caps Lock, Alt+Shift,
  etc. Shift, Caps Lock keys are just ignored in settings.

  [Test Case]

  - open gnome-control-center's text input settings
  - click on the "next layout key" entry
  - try entering a combination of two modifier keys such as Ctrl+Shift
  -> the UI should reflect the new keys

  - add at least two input sources through gnome-control-center's text entry settings
  - press and release Ctrl+Shift
  -> the current input source should change

  [Regression Potential]

  That UI was not working before, it should only be an improvement (some
  key combos are not working as expected, that's another issue and
  shouldn't be mixed with this one)

  The input switching shortcut might capture other non-modifier
  shortcuts, but users will need to consider this when choosing their
  switching shortcut anyways. For users this bug affects, this
  represents a working solution for a critical bug.


  Test results for different keyboard layout change hotkeys may be
  viewed and added in the Google Docs table, created by Norbert

  You can use the tag keyboard-layout-switching-hotkeys to find related bugs.

  For using layout switching hotkeys in Unity Greeter, see bug 1245137.
  For using layout switching hotkeys in GNOME lockscreen, see bug 1244548.


  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.10
  Package: indicator-keyboard 0.0.0+13.10.20130829.1-0ubuntu1
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.11.0-2.5-generic 3.11.0-rc5
  Uname: Linux 3.11.0-2-generic x86_64
  NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
  ApportVersion: 2.12.1-0ubuntu2
  Architecture: amd64
  Date: Thu Aug 29 14:21:54 2013
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-07-31 (28 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 13.10 "Saucy Salamander" - Alpha amd64 (20130730)
  MarkForUpload: True
   PATH=(custom, no user)
  SourcePackage: indicator-keyboard
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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