Re: Howto: german keymap for X11
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- Subject: Re: Howto: german keymap for X11
- From: Benjamin Swatek <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: 12 Apr 2003 15:02:23 +0100
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Thanks a lot, it works!!
On Fri, 2003-04-11 at 17:57, Claas Langbehn wrote:
> To get the german keymap working with X11, do the following:
> 1.) Edit your XF86config-4's InputDevice-Section as follows:
> Section "InputDevice"
> Identifier "Generic Keyboard"
> Driver "keyboard"
> Option "CoreKeyboard"
> Option "LeftAlt" "Meta"
> Option "RightAlt" "Meta"
> Option "ScrollLock" "Compose"
> Option "RightCtl" "Control"
> Option "XkbRules" "xfree86"
> Option "XkbLayout" "de"
> Option "XkbVariant" "nodeadkeys"
> 2.) Apply the attached patch file. It patches
> /etc/X11/xkb/keycodes/xfree86 and sets the AppleKey to
> be AltGr.
> 3.) Restart your X11
> 4.) test it:
> AppleKey + q should give @ now.
> AppleKey + < gives |
> Applekey + ß gives \
> Applekey + + gives ~
> You see, this is exactly how it works on x86 keyboards.
> If you want to get @ on AppleKey+L, then I can't help you.
> I prefer the x86-mapping. I never got used to the MAC-OS
> By the way, Keypad-Enter is mapped as Delete with this patch.
> That's the key left of cursor-left. Like this you get the missing
> Delete-key back.
> Bye, claas