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Bug 723620 - No onscreen keyboard shown on hardware with no keyboard
No onscreen keyboard shown on hardware with no keyboard
Product: gnome-settings-daemon
Classification: Core
Component: a11y-keyboard
Other Linux
: Normal normal
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Assigned To: Rui Matos
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-02-04 16:56 UTC by Tobias Mueller
Modified: 2017-07-19 13:02 UTC
See Also:
GNOME target: ---
GNOME version: ---

Description Tobias Mueller 2014-02-04 16:56:47 UTC
On my tablet hardware, it seems that GNOME does not offer me an option to enter characters unless I explicitly make it happen myself, i.e. activate the onscreen keyboard through the Universal Access menu.
I expected GNOME to just work^tm. More precisely: To enable the soft keyboard if I don't have any keyboard.

That issue is especially annoying when trying to connect to a password protected wifi network.
Comment 1 Bastien Nocera 2014-02-04 17:41:44 UTC
What's the output of:
gdbus introspect --session --dest org.gnome.SettingsDaemon.Cursor --object-path /org/gnome/SettingsDaemon/Cursor

after using the touchscreen on that system?
Comment 2 Tobias Mueller 2014-02-04 18:36:05 UTC
sorry, I don't the hardware on me :-\ It's that Exo PC Slate and I've just installed Fedora 20 on it.