Re: newbie question
Loz (<firstname.lastname@example.org>) wrote:
> Sorry, this is probably an obvious question, but I'm new to Debian
> (used Suse in the past, full of easy to use menus to do things, rather
> than fussing around with config files), and I've had a look with
> Google for the answer, but cannot find a definitive one.
> Anyway, on with the problem.
> I set up a British keyboard map during the install (I'm actually using
> the Demudi flavour of Agnula, a Debian based music release), but when
> I come into X, using Fluxbox, it seems to be set up for an American
> Which file do I need to edit, and which setting do I need to set it to
> to change this?
The config file should be called /etc/X11/XF86Config-4
or /etc/X11/XF86Config. From my configuration:
Identifier "Generic Keyboard"
Option "XkbRules" "xfree86"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "de"
Option "XkbVariant" "nodeadkeys"
You can also run dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86 and select the proper
layout. To change the layout for the console, run
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