ASU keyboards, again

Nishit Dave stargazer.dave at
Tue Aug 26 13:45:34 CEST 2008

On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 4:05 PM, julien cubizolles <j.cubizolles at>wrote:

> I've installed raster's image, mainly to get its great keyboard, and I
> love being able to switch modes/adding my own (french keyboard).
> However I have some isssues.
> 1 : sometimes, an application calls a keyboard and I get stuck with the
> old keyboard. Is there a way to prevent that from opening so that no
> matter what I always get raster's one ?
> 2 : I don't understand how "predicive" those two keyboards are. For me
> predictive would mean suggesting the n+1 (or n+p) character when I have
> pressed n keys. At the moment the only thing it does is suggesting
> several combination of n keys, to correct some typos I would have made.
> It's very annoying since the word I correctly typed isn't necessarily
> displayed among those suggestions. Is that how a "predictive" is
> supposed to work or am I missing something here ?

You are speaking for a lot of us.

> Btw Is there a way to scroll through the suggestions of the predictive
> keyboard ?
> Flick your finger left or right.  Of course, that may result into a

There are not many more depressing sights in the world than seeing that
predictive keyboard come up at the wrong moment.  Is there any easy way to
restart xserver from the terminal (as opposed to SSH)?
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