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.