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Re: non-English Linux use (Dead keys?)

Peter S Galbraith <galbraith@mixing.qc.dfo.ca> writes:

> > Or is a non-English keyboard map sufficient ?
> > If more than a key.map is needed, what might this be ?
> Does anyone know how to configure a keyboard to allow the insertion
> of accented characters under X?
> I know it's got something to do with dead keys, but I never got this
> to work.

You can either use the Compose key (e.g., press Compose, Apostroph,
and "a" in succession to get the accented a) or edit
/etc/X11/XF86Config to set the XkbVariant to "deadkeys".  Look into
'man 5 XF86Config' for more information.


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