[Xmonad] Bug Reports: changing X keymaps disrupts xmonad keybindings

Robert Marlow bobstopper at bobturf.org
Thu Jul 12 09:09:43 EDT 2007

G'day. Just a quick bug report:

Changing X keymaps between, say, dvorak and us, using setxkbmap will often
(though not always) break xmonad keybindings. I haven't been able to
discern any pattern with when it will break the bindings and when it

Getting keybingings to work again is as simple as using setxkbmap over and
over until the keybindings work again. ie setkbmap will break the
bindings, but it will also fix them when they're broken.

Another bug report (though one which has probably been noticed by someone
else): killing xmonad and restarting it seems to lose management of all
windows that are not being managed by workspaces currently visible on any

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