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FS#57980 - [gdm] can't input characters using deadkeys

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Gerhard Bogner (slashME) - Monday, 26 March 2018, 21:05 GMT
Last edited by freswa (frederik) - Thursday, 12 March 2020, 16:38 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Jan de Groot (JGC)
Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 1
Private No

Details

Since the update to gnome 3.28 I can't input characters requiring more than 1 button press (like ` + a for à,...) in the password field using the "German (Austria)" keyboard layout.
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Closed by  freswa (frederik)
Thursday, 12 March 2020, 16:38 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  3.36.0-3
Comment by Gerhard Bogner (slashME) - Monday, 26 March 2018, 21:07 GMT
I forgot to mention that it's possible to work around this problem using the on-screen keyboard.
Comment by Gerhard Bogner (slashME) - Tuesday, 27 March 2018, 12:12 GMT
This debian bugreport seems to be related: https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=893567
Comment by Gerhard Bogner (slashME) - Tuesday, 02 October 2018, 12:44 GMT
This bug has been fixed (since 3.28.1 I think).
Comment by Gerhard Bogner (slashME) - Monday, 09 March 2020, 16:54 GMT
this bug seems to have returned in 3.36
Comment by Gerhard Bogner (slashME) - Tuesday, 10 March 2020, 16:07 GMT Comment by Gerhard Bogner (slashME) - Thursday, 12 March 2020, 12:44 GMT Comment by Gerhard Bogner (slashME) - Thursday, 12 March 2020, 16:37 GMT
This appears to be fixed in 3.36.0-3, with the includes the patch from https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gnome-shell/issues/2341

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