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Re: FC2 and keyboard layouts



On Tuesday 25 May 2004 3:49 pm, Kevin Coffin wrote:
> On Tue, 25 May 2004 07:19:51 -0400, Neal Becker
> <ndbecker2 verizon net> wrote...
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> >On Monday 24 May 2004 1:30 pm, Alan Cox wrote:
> >> On Mon, May 24, 2004 at 12:14:11PM +0300, Mohamed Eldesoky wrote:
> >> > Any one noticed that you can't change the keyboard layout ??
> >> > It is not only me, but other friends has suffered the same too.
> >> > I am using KDE.
> >>
> >> system-config-keyboard edits the wrong file it seems. Move the changes
> >> it makes into /etc/X11/Xorg.conf (or whatever the Xorg file is called)
> >> and see if that helps
> >>
> >> Seems to be a XFree->Xorg change that got missed and needs an errata
> >
> >Ahh, I see there are 2 different problems we are talking about.  I'm
> > talking about the fact that on KDE control-center/regional &
> >accessability/keyboard-layout, the "switching options" and "Xkb options"
> > are blank.  This was not true with any kde I've used before, or any I
> > built myself.
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> There appears to be something missed in KDE during the change from
> XFree to Xorg. My work around is  as root cd to /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xkb
> and
> ln -s xorg.lst xfree86.lst
> ln -s xorg.xml xfree86.xml
>
> The keyboard layout options should reappear in the control panel.
>

Thanks!  BTW, that's /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xkb/rules/



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