gdm login screen keyboard layout

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gdm login screen keyboard layout

Post by alaxala » 2017/11/15 10:07:39

I have fresh installed CentOS 7.4.1708 with Gnome desktop and russian locale choosen during setup. And I see following gdm behavior on login screen.
I have the keyboard layout indicator on top right of the screen. If I click on it I get the drop down menu with two languages, en and ru, can choose any and keyboard layout changes accordingly.
And if I try switch keyboard layout by pressing Alt-Shift, the layout changes but the state of indicator - not. It responds only on mouse.
I noticed one more strange thing. If I consistently press Alt-Shift several times the layout changes as follows:
It looks like I have one english layout and two russian.

I was looking for solution and and saw references on /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/00-keyboard.conf file. Here is my and it looks good:

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Section "InputClass"
	Identifier "system-keyboard"
	MatchIsKeyboard "on"
	Option "XkbLayout" "ru,us"
	Option "XkbVariant" ","
	Option "XkbOptions" "grp:alt_shift_toggle"
How can I fix this?

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