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Re: Keyboard configuration for X



On December 15, 2003 02:40 pm, Francisco Castellon wrote:
> Hello:
>
> I am having problems with my keyboard on X, I can't seem to be able
> to type certain characters on the keyboard itself, I just recently
> upgraded most of my packages and had to reconfigure a few things
> (including the configuration for my mouse in order recognize again my
> mouse wheel), however I don't remember how I had my keyboard set up
> in the /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 file. This is what I have right now:
>
> Section "InputDevice"
>         Identifier      "Generic Keyboard"
>         Driver          "keyboard"
>         Option          "CoreKeyboard"
>         Option          "XkbRules"      "xfree86"
>         Option          "XkbModel"      "pc104"
>         Option          "XkbLayout"     "ca"
> EndSection
>
> But I can't type the / character or the > and <, when I try it types
> either nothing or some real funky characters, any know how to fix
> this?
>
> Thanx!
>
> Francisco
You are using the french keyboard layout that is what the "ca" is, you 
need to use "us" to get an english keyboard layout.

Stephen



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