Re: Xkb maps problem
On Thu, Mar 29, 2001 at 08:46:15PM -0700, Aaron Dewell wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am having trouble with X on the unstable version. X runs, no problem,
> but my keymap is off and I can't figure out a good way to fix it. I can
> of course use /etc/X11/Xmodmap and remap things by hand, but I suspect
> that there is a much easier way. Any hints? I have a type5c north
> american keyboard (pc-style).
This is a pretty common problem. It came up just a couple of
weeks ago. You need to fix the keyboard mapping in your XF86Config
(or XF86Config-4) file. The xkeycaps program can be helpful in
figuring out the problem. You can try the lines below that came
up a couple of weeks ago since it sounds like you have a similar
On Fri, Mar 16, 2001 at 04:29:23PM -0300, Renato wrote:
> I solved the keyboard problem. Just in case of anybody have the same
> problem, i discovered my keyboard right configuration using xkeycaps
> program. It's a type5/PC one. So a tried to configure the
> /etc/X11/XF86Config file, and after try a lot of comand lines, the
> keyboard is working fine.
> The correct /etc/X11/XF86Config configuration to my Ultra 10 keyboard is:
> XkbRules "sun"
> XkbModel "type5_PC"
> XkbLayout "us"
> XkbCompat "compat/complete"
> XkbTypes "types/complete"
> XkbKeycodes "sun(type5)"
> XkbGeometry "sun(type5)"
> XkbSymbols "sun/us(sun5)"
Hope that helps.
Jim Crumley |
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