slovene keyboard without dead keys

Rok Mandeljc rokmandeljc at
Sun Apr 27 13:42:16 CDT 2003

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dmitry Timoshkov" <dmitry at>
To: "Rok Mandeljc" <rokmandeljc at>
Cc: <wine-devel at>
Sent: Saturday, April 26, 2003 12:28 PM
Subject: Re: slovene keyboard without dead keys

> "Rok Mandeljc" <rokmandeljc at> wrote:
> > I have problems with XFree86 4.3 and wine's keyboard layout detection
> > scheme. It seems that wine can't detect dead keys and use alt, therefore
> > previous slovene layout isn't detected anymore. This one loads
> > although alt-key combinations don't work.
> I'm strongly against fixing problems with new XFree86 4.3.0 this way and
> polluting x11drv with lots of similar keyboard layouts. A way to solve
> your problem is to use something like this in your XF86Config:
> Option "XkbLayout" "us,si"
> Option "XkbOptions" "grp:ctrl_shift_toggle"
> I.e. explicitly add "us" layout as the first language group and use
> Ctrl+Shift to switch between base and alternate keyboard layouts.
> --
> Dmitry.

Thanks for help, but that doesn't work for me. If I do Option "XkbLayout"
"us,si" my keyboard is properly detected, but dead keys (alt+something) are
screwed up both in wine and linux (in both us and si).

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