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Bug#704768: debian-installer: no neo2 keymap

Am 05.04.2013 20:56, schrieb Christian PERRIER:
> Quoting Simon Reinhardt (simon.reinhardt@stud.uni-regensburg.de):
>> Package: debian-installer
>> Version: wheezy RC-1-Release
>> Severity: wishlist
>> Hi,
>> I have a keyboard with the german "Neo2" layout.
>> Currently it appears that there is no option to select it in the debian-
>> installer.
>> I can only enable it after the installation with "dpkg --reconfigure keyboard-
>> configuration".
>> Would be great to have it in the installer!
> Just like we had for the many request for some "non standard" keymaps
> which we had in the past, I'll make the same answer : adding more
> keymapsto the installer has a cost, in memory and complexity. We
> deliberately chose several years ago to not make things too
> complicated for users : for instance, for each language we usually
> offer one option, usually the most widespread one in the countries
> that use this language.
> The overall rationale is that users of less common keymaps will always
> have the opportunity to reconfigure console-setup on the installed system.
Thanks for your fast answer.
One problem is, that the neo2 layout is completely different to the qwertz.
And it is not so uncommon. At least not among Debian users :-).
I know that there are quite a lot of people on the debian-user-german
list who use it.


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