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Why, when some setxkbmap command have been run, all default xmobar's keyboard bindings have been disabled and unusable?

setxkbmap -layout 'ru,us' -option 'grp:caps_toggle' &

What's wrong with that command and how can I set as default that layout change?

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Because xmonad's keybindings are by keysym, not keycode, and there are no command bindings for Cyrillic keysyms. (Bug 398) You should probably copy the default key bindings (see http://xmonad.org/xmonad-docs/xmonad/src/XMonad-Config.html) and add Cyrillic versions.

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