Re: Configuring a US keyboard with umlauts in sid (hal etc?)
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: Configuring a US keyboard with umlauts in sid (hal etc?)
- From: Frank Küster <email@example.com>
- Date: Sat, 28 Nov 2009 21:49:20 +0100
- Message-id: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- In-reply-to: <email@example.com> (Howard Eisenberger's message of "Thu\, 26 Nov 2009 09\:52\:24 -0500")
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Howard Eisenberger <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 2009-11-25, Kelly Clowers wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 14:59, Howard Eisenberger wrote:
>>> On 2009-11-23, Frank Küster wrote:
>>>> in xorg.conf, I used this definition for my keyboard:
>>>> Section "InputDevice"
>>>> Option "XkbOptions" "compose:caps,lv3:ralt_switch_multikey,eurosign:e"
>>> I do use compose and previously had this line in the "Input Device"
>>> Section in my old xorg.conf
>>> Option "XkbOptions" "compose:menu"
>>> setxkbmap -model evdev -option compose:menu
>> In newer versions, you can put stuff like that in /etc/default/console-setup
>> or most recently in /etc/default/keyboard This works on TTYs and X.
> I thought the OP said he tried this, but it didn't work. It just
> worked for me using XKBOPTIONS in /etc/default/console-setup after
> I rebooted.
I tried /etc/default/keyboard. I'm not sure whether the reason for the
failure was that I tried the wrong options, or whether I only restarted
X and did not reboot (I don't know whether I rebooted).
Anyway, it works now. I haven have a § sign on AltGr+p, not ¶. I still
can get ¶ with AltGr+Shift+p.
While we're at it, can anyone explain why these two combinations are
Press AltGr, keep pressed; press Shift, keep pressed; press and release
`p': gives §
Press Shift, keep pressed; press AltGr, keep pressed; press and release
`p': gives nothing
Dr. Frank Küster
Debian Developer (TeXLive)
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