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Re: Frech keyboard with xfree

On Mon, Oct 25, 2004 at 07:38:09PM +0200, Jaonary Rabarisoa wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've just finish to install debian on my albook 15" :-) . I've used
> debian-installer pre-rc2 for this and the installation was successfull.
> The only problem is the keyboard under xfree. With the consol, it's all
> right. The keyboard behave just as in mac os x. But, under xfree I
> couldn't get the right configuration. Here is my XFree config file :
> Section "InputDevice"
>         Identifier      "Generic Keyboard"
>         Driver          "keyboard"
>         Option          "CoreKeyboard"
>         Option          "Xkbrule" "xfree86"
>         Option          "XkbModel" "macintosh"
>         Option          "XkbLayout"     "fr"
> EndSection
> A few months ago I used the xkblayout from here :
> http://www.linux-france.org/macintosh/clavier_rpm3.html
> for consol and X keyboard layout. So, before doing the same thing, I'd
> like to know whether this keyboard layout is now supported by debian and how
> to set it under xfree ?

the console is not major problem, but this is still utterly broken in X, and
there is very little chance that it gets fixed nextly, unless either some
french mac user knowledgeable in X fixes it, or enough people bother the X
strike force to get it fixed (or both).


Sven Luther

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