Bug#919411: orca: CapsLock isn't disabled though being used as Orca modifier

Samuel Thibault sthibault at debian.org
Sat Jan 26 21:35:23 GMT 2019


Robert Schindler, le sam. 26 janv. 2019 21:43:42 +0100, a ecrit:
> I just tried compiling the latest upstream version of Orca from git master
> (38f170751, version 3.31.90pre). The issue still exists there.
> What I noticed is this warning when Orca starts:
> Warning:          Could not load keyboard geometry for :0
>                   BadName (named color or font does not exist)
>                   Resulting keymap file will not describe geometry
> The exact same warning is printed when running:
> xkbcomp $DISPLAY -
> Don't know whether that's related or not.

Ah, that is most probably very related indeed. Orca can't tinker with
the keyboard mapping if xkbcomp can't work.  You could send the output

setxkbmap -print

and the content of /etc/default/keyboard?


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