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[Bug 1245081] Re: macbook keyboard layout maps the tilde key to something else


To make this fix persistant, just add the line to your **/etc/rc.local**

>> echo 0 > /sys/module/hid_apple/parameters/iso_layout

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  macbook keyboard layout maps the tilde key to something else

Status in “linux” package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  1. install ubuntu on Macbook Air 6,2
  2. press the key with the tilde ('~') written on it.
  3. see that is prints '§' instead.

  This is particularly annoying since the way to switch between windows uses the tilde.
  ApportVersion: 2.12.5-0ubuntu2.1
  Architecture: amd64
   /dev/snd/controlC0:  kms        1491 F.... pulseaudio
   /dev/snd/controlC1:  kms        1491 F.... pulseaudio
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.10
  HibernationDevice: RESUME=UUID=9e7b2d0e-6a44-4ad7-9725-f9a3f5f39c33
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-10-25 (1 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 13.10 "Saucy Salamander" - Release amd64+mac (20131016.1)
  MachineType: Apple Inc. MacBookAir6,2
  MarkForUpload: True
  NonfreeKernelModules: wl
  Package: linux
  PackageArchitecture: amd64
  ProcFB: 0 inteldrmfb
  ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.11.0-12-generic root=UUID=079cbe6b-6488-4e57-85d3-c3e3e2fcbe40 ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.11.0-12.19-generic 3.11.3
   linux-restricted-modules-3.11.0-12-generic N/A
   linux-backports-modules-3.11.0-12-generic  N/A
   linux-firmware                             1.116
  Tags:  saucy
  Uname: Linux 3.11.0-12-generic x86_64
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
  UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo
  dmi.bios.date: 07/12/2013
  dmi.bios.vendor: Apple Inc.
  dmi.bios.version: MBA61.88Z.0099.B01.1307121317
  dmi.board.asset.tag: Base Board Asset Tag#
  dmi.board.name: Mac-7DF21CB3ED6977E5
  dmi.board.vendor: Apple Inc.
  dmi.board.version: MacBookAir6,2
  dmi.chassis.type: 10
  dmi.chassis.vendor: Apple Inc.
  dmi.chassis.version: Mac-7DF21CB3ED6977E5
  dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAppleInc.:bvrMBA61.88Z.0099.B01.1307121317:bd07/12/2013:svnAppleInc.:pnMacBookAir6,2:pvr1.0:rvnAppleInc.:rnMac-7DF21CB3ED6977E5:rvrMacBookAir6,2:cvnAppleInc.:ct10:cvrMac-7DF21CB3ED6977E5:
  dmi.product.name: MacBookAir6,2
  dmi.product.version: 1.0
  dmi.sys.vendor: Apple Inc.

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