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Re: non-US keyboard on Pismo

On Tue, 17 Jun 2003, Frank Murphy wrote:

> OK. Add the following at the top of your /etc/X11/XF86Config-4

I'll try that in a minute... :)

> Mail the output here. When I try it with my US keyboard, I get a deadkey ' for 
> typing ís, ós, & ús.

Deadkeys work fine if I select pc105 as keyboard model, with "fi" as keymap.
What fails is everything that requires the AltGr key.  On a Finnish/Swedish
narrow iMac keyboard, that key is the same as the regular Alt.

The source of the problem is that absolutely everything in XFree is assumed to
be a variation on PC keyboards.  The bottom row on a Finnish/Swedish pc105 is:


On a Finnish/Swedish early iMac with the narrow USB keyboard, xev says:


What it should be (as far as Mac OS keymaps and console-tools go):


This corresponds to /usr/share/keymaps/i386/qwerty/mac-usb-fi-latin1.kmap.gz
loaded by console-tools, which is an exact match for the map used in Mac OS.

Martin-Éric Racine

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