Re: xkb options
On Mon, 21 May 2007 23:38:07 -0500
"Russell L. Harris" <email@example.com> wrote:
> * Celejar <firstname.lastname@example.org> [070521 23:14]:
> >>> I've been using gtypist to learn dvorak, and I'm making progress. I've
> >>> got the home and upper rows pretty much under control, and I'm working
> >>> on the lower row. gtypist doesn't always give complete instructions, so
> >>> I'm benefiting (I hope) from Russel's advice, and I have a PNG image of
> >>> the keyboard (taken from wikikpedia, before I saw the 'xkbprint'
> >>> command explained on the list recently ...) to show me where the keys
> >>> are.
> I beg to differ with the advice which you have been given. You are
> taking something which is simple and making it difficult.
> All that you need to do is:
> (1) Make yourself a Dvorak layout chart. There is no need for a fancy
> printed chart; a chart drawn by hand is good enough.
> Again, I STRONGLY recommend the "classic" layout with the numeric key
> [ 7 5 3 1 9 0 2 4 6 8 ]
> (2) Thumbtack the Dvorak chart to the wall in front of you or tape or
> glue the chart to the top of your monitor.
> (3) Forget about practice. Abandon QWERTY immediately. Start using
> Dvorak for "real" work -- from this moment onward.
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