Re: Keyboard troubles...
Christian Pernegger wrote:
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> I've skimmed the German_HOWTO, played with console-tools and generally
> familiarized myself a bit with keymaps and the like - here's what I've
> come up with...
> The default loaded keymap is de-latin1-nodeadkeys which is the correct
> one. The relevant entries are:
> keycode 12 = ssharp question backslash
> keycode 26 = +udiaeresis +Udiaeresis
> keycode 39 = +odiaeresis +Odiaeresis
> keycode 40 = +adiaeresis +Adiaeresis
> As long as "diaeresis" means "umlaut" that should be correct.
> '/usr/bin/showkey -m'
> displays the correct characters for all keys, but the results on the console
> ß does "cursor up"
> ä Ä does nothing at all
> ü beeps
> Ü does nothing
> ö Ö beeps
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To display sharp S and umlauts with bash you may edit a file named
'.inputrc' which contains just three lines:
set meta-flag on
set convert-meta off
set output-meta on
Put this file into your home directory.
I hope this helps.