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Re: X keymaps

On Sat, May 19, 2001 at 03:29:03PM +1000, Martin wrote:
> Hi guys
> i have debian up and running on my portege 7020ct but the keymap is really
> screwed up...
> ie 'y' and 'z' swapped over, half the symbol keys produce different symbols,
> backspace or other funky control characters...
> is there any good resources on 'Xresources' fixes for things like this? a
> place with a how-to or example configs would be fantastic...

 You can pick a different XKB keymap by editing the section in your
/etc/X11/XF86Config.  XkbModel and XkbLayout are the ones to look for.
(This applies to XFree86 3.3.6; X 4.x uses XF86Config-4 in Debian.)

#define X(x,y) x##y
Peter Cordes ;  e-mail: X(peter@llama.nslug. , ns.ca)

"The gods confound the man who first found out how to distinguish the hours!
 Confound him, too, who in this place set up a sundial, to cut and hack
 my day so wretchedly into small pieces!" -- Plautus, 200 BCE

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