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Bug#296230: Different variables for language and locale

On [21/02/05 17:21], Adeodato Simó wrote:
> * Christian Kurz [Mon, 21 Feb 2005 09:04:30 +0100]:
> > Package: kdm
> > Version: 4:3.3.2-1
> > Severity: wishlist

> > 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?

Thanks for your fast answer to my bugreport. Currently I'm unable to
check the configuration, since I'm on a short visit to my parents. But
when I'm back next weekend, I'm going to report back.

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