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Bug#296230: Different variables for language and locale

Hi Adeodato,

On [21/02/05 17:21], Adeodato Simó wrote:
> * Christian Kurz [Mon, 21 Feb 2005 09:04:30 +0100]:
> > currently I'm not able to configure kdm to use a german keymap but use
> > english language in the greeter. kdm forces me to decide between either
> > having a german keymap, as I'm using when logged in and german text. Or
> > I'm getting all text in english, but then I'm also having a US keymap.
> > Please consider adding the possibility of having a german keymap while
> > having at the same time english texts. Thanks!

>   I have a Spanish keymap here, plus messages in English in the greeter.
>   AFAICT, you should be setting the keymap in your /etc/X11/XF86Config-4, 
>   right? E.g.:

>     $ grep -i language /etc/kde3/kdm/kdmrc
>     # Language and locale to use in the greeter, encoded like $LC_LANG.
>     # Language=

>     $ grep -i XkbLayout /etc/X11/XF86Config-4
>       Option		"XkbLayout"	"es"

>   What are the steps you follow?

I've now checked my configuration. I had specified "us" as XkbLayout"
for X11. I've changed this to "de" for testing and it works fine. I've
never thought about XF86Config-4, since I didn't thought it would affect
this setting. I had completely forgotten about since, since I'm using
the KDE keyboard tool in KDE itself to decide which keymap to use. Maybe
this should be documented somewhere? But at least you can close this
bugreport and thanks for your help.

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