22 Aug 2007 federico   » (Master)

Tue 2007/Aug/21

  • I installed openSUSE 10.3 (which has GNOME 2.19) on my desktop machine, and recycled my old home directory from GNOME 2.16. My first login greeted me with this window:

    Unfriendly keyboard window

    What's wrong with this dialog?

    It appeared in the upper-left corner of the screen. If you are going to ask me a question which I don't know how to answer, at least be nice enough to center the dialog on the screen.

    "Expected was model": bad grammar.

    How am I supposed to know the right answer? What's the difference between the "X setting" and the "GNOME setting" — is the X setting "pc104" and is the GNOME one "microsoftpro", or the other way around? Will it harm my computer to pick the wrong option? Will I be able to type if I pick wrong?

    I just know that my keyboard looks like this:

    IBM keyboard, frontIBM keyboard, back

    It's definitely not a "microsoftpro" keyboard since it says IBM at the top. About "pc104"... who knows? Do you really expect me to count the one hundred-something keys to make sure?

Syndicated 2007-08-21 18:42:00 from Federico Mena-Quintero - Activity Log

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