Re: Automated xkb/kde/fonts configuration after install
On Thu, Apr 15, 2004 at 12:29:23AM +0300, Konstantinos Margaritis wrote:
> I have successfully installed Debian totally localized in the Greek
> language. I just selected 'greek' task and everything went smoothly.
> There are some visual artifacts in the console, mainly because of
> UTF-8 mode, but these are getting fewer and tasksel is still 1.47 in
> the last netinst cd (and as I understand 1.48 has the UTF-8 fixes).
> Now, the installation went ok and I managed to boot into a totally
> localized KDE system but I had to do some extra steps that I believe
> could be automated as well.
> These are:
> * setting up the fonty debconf value to ISO-8859-7 (for greek in
As you chose el_GR.UTF-8 as the default locale, you have to find
a way to provide a working UTF-8 console. If jfbterm works for 2nd
stage, it could also be used when installation is over, couldn't it?
Anyway you may have a look at
there have been recent changes about console configuration.
> * setting up the X keyboard debconf value to 'us,el' and the
> XkbOptions to 'grp:alt_shift_toggle' so that keymap switching is
> possible instantly.
This is not trivial, I guess that X configuration should be modified
to load d-i values when they are available. Is there a way to know
that we are currently configuring a package from within the