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[Bug 659793] Re: xserver-xephyr: Couldn't find keyboard driver evdev


Ubuntu 14.04 and this Bug is still active. 
Simply adding the Patch above and recompiling via dpkg-buildpackage works, no need to manually running configure. 

** Patch added: "enabling evdev in xserver-xephyr"

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  xserver-xephyr: Couldn't find keyboard driver evdev

Status in xorg-server package in Ubuntu:
Status in xorg-server package in Debian:

Bug description:
  Binary package hint: xserver-xephyr

  When starting Xephyr with the following command line:

  Xephyr :5 -ac -screen 1280x1024 -mouse evdev,,device=/dev/input/by-id
  /usb-04d9_0499-event-mouse -keybd evdev,,device=/dev/input/by-id/usb-
  -dpi 100

  The following messages are printed on the console:

  [dix] Could not init font path element /usr/share/fonts/X11/cyrillic, removing from list!
  Kbd option key (compose:caps) of value ((null)) not assigned!
  Couldn't find pointer driver evdev
  Couldn't find keyboard driver evdev

  The keyboard and mouse are not working.

  When downgrading xserver-xephyr to version 2:1.7.6-2ubuntu7, the error
  messages about evdev don't appear and keyboard and mouse work as

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
  Package: xserver-xephyr 2:1.9.0-0ubuntu7
  Architecture: amd64
  ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/Xephyr
  SourcePackage: xorg-server

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