[Samba] Default Keyboard Layout changed to english.

Kalev Riivik kalevr at iisaku.edu.ee
Thu Mar 10 04:45:17 MST 2011

second week and still not a single response.... I would really 
appriciate it, if someone would actually answer (even to ask for more 
info or suggest something at least).

PS: Since i didn't do anything to windows machines it has to be samba 
(or linux) related. It goes even that far, that users can't run some 
adobe apps (Soundbooth, Elements Premiere) while logged in with roaming 
profiles (it was ok before).

Hoping for a miracle,

3.03.2011 14:40, Kalev Riivik kirjutas:
> Hello,
> it's been allmost a week since i wrote to this list and i haven't 
> gotten a single replay yet, so i thought i'd ask, if nobody knows what 
> the problem is or is my questrion that stupid, that there's no point 
> in answering?
> UPDATE: I also discovered, that after the update, roaming profile 
> users (xp machines) can't see/change their desktop backgrounds and if 
> they try to open image files from desktop... the window opens and 
> closes right away (works fine if u open picture from shared 
> pictures.... but if u copy the same picture to desktop then it won't 
> open). PS: And i haven't made any kind of changes to xp computers 
> (besides leaving and rejoining domain after update). Also... if users 
> (xp roaming again) add Estonian keyboard, then when they log out and 
> in again... its set to English once more. (On normal computer i would 
> just delete the English keyboard and add Estonian as default.... but i 
> can't do that here.... because even if i remove english keyboard, it 
> still remains... luckly if i have two kb-s set, then there's a icon on 
> taskbar that allows me to switch it to Estonian... for a while anyway).
> With regards,
> Kalev
> 25.02.2011 10:58, Kalev Riivik kirjutas:
>> Hello,
>> i upgraded debian from lenny to squeeze and i managed to mess up 
>> config file or update (cuz i'm quite noob when it comes to linux). 
>> I'm gonna try to explain best to my abillity, how i got where i am 
>> right now (bear in mind that this is my first time in this list). 
>> Since smbpasswd and pdbedit had mysteriously vanished after upgrade, 
>> i did reinstall to samba (3.5.6 PDC with roaming profiles). Since i 
>> did backup of entire /etc folder i put the old smb.conf back, but 
>> what happened was that nobody was able to log in (from xp). So what i 
>> had to do, was leave and rejoin the domain with all of the computers. 
>> After that it appeared that i had to input everyone's password again. 
>> Then some people were able to log in and others were not.... after a 
>> bit of research i found out that those people that couldn't log in 
>> had "special" (estonian) characters in their name (like äöüõ or šž 
>> etc), so i added "unix charset = UTF8" to the smb.conf and it seemed 
>> to work (later replaced UTF8 with ISO-8859-15 and it still worked).
>> The problem i'm having, is that when I (or anybody else) logs into xp 
>> machine with roaming profile, the default keyboard layout is set to 
>> US and they can't change it (but that might be because of gpedit 
>> policies i set up in xp machines). When i log in with local user (to 
>> xp) then keyboard is fine. I did try to find solution on the 
>> internet, but the posts i found about this problem were without 
>> answers. Any kind of help is appriciated
>> With regards,
>> Kalev

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