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Re: console keyboard setup question


with your hint I did an apt-cache search on "keymap" and found console-data, a 
dpkg-reconfigre console-data and subsequenty on console-common followed by a 
reboot got my keyboard set correctly.

My console still wont display umlauts though, I still need to figure out how 
to set that up.  I have chosen de-utf8 with dpkg-reconfigure locales, but I 
just want to be able to see the characters, not change the language of my 


On Wednesday 02 June 2004 12:10, Johann Spies wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 02, 2004 at 12:10:58AM +0200, Dr.-Ing. C. Hurschler wrote:
> > I need to set my keyboard to german, and I'd like to keep the system
> > language english, but be able to display umlauts in directory and
> > file names.  It worked in woody, but I can't seem to get it working
> > again, it doesn't seem to be part of base-config anymore.
> The keymaps are in /usr/share/keymaps/
> You can for example install one of them like this:
> install-keymap /usr/share/keymaps/i386/qwertz/de-latin1-nodeadkeys.kmap.gz
> Regards
> Johann

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