Re: Q: US keyboard layout and umlauts ?
On Fri, Jul 09, 1999 at 16:37:11 +0200, Gregor Hoffleit wrote:
> I hope this problem is not too off-topic: In potato, how can I write
> german umlauts with an traditional US keyboard layout ?
Using the kernel default keymap (i.e. no keymap loaded), you should be able
to use CTRL-. for digraphs like 'a' + '"' -> 'ä'.
> For the console, I managed to modify /etc/kbd/default.map
"kbd" is being deprecated in favour of "console-tools".
> All I would really need is a single key which was mapped to
> dead-diaeresis consistently in console and X11.
You're probably better of with a compose key, then you can handle 'ß', 'ñ'
On Fri, Jul 09, 1999 at 14:54:25 -0700, Joseph Carter wrote:
> could you please send your settings to me? I can't get it to work in
> console at all
# See keytables(5), /usr/doc/kbd/kbd.FAQ*
# Change Caps Lock to Control
keycode 58 = Control
# Compose ISO-8859-1 characters following vim's digraphs
>---have not tried X yet either.
It should be something like this in /etc/X11/XF86Config:
but that's not working for me yet.
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