View Full Version : Linux: change keymap for X?
11 November 2004, 08:33 PM
How or where do I change the keymap for X b/c mine went away from nodeadkeys(de-latin1) when switching from KDE to Blackbox. What also may be the issue that it went from 104 to 105 keys I dunno (the not working key is on a qwerty layout between the z and the left-shift)
...long story short...I'd need the de-latin1-nodeadkeys.map back at least that's what I assume
btw...I'm using Yoper...
any help appreciated...thx
11 November 2004, 02:16 AM
Check the x.org documentation for the "keyboard" driver:
In particular you'll need to modify your XkbRules, XkbModel and XkbLayout options.
Once you get X working the way you need, always make a copy of the xorg.conf file for safe keeping. A lot of Linux distro update tools tend to overwrite this file without asking, which is very annoying. I always keep a backup copy of my config files on a separate system just in case an update goes astray.
11 November 2004, 01:25 PM
well in my XF86Config is
Option "Protocol" "Standard"
Option "XkbLayout" "de"
Option "XkbModel" "pc104"
Option "XkbRules" "xfree86"
Option "XkbVariant" "nodeadkeys"
which I'd assume pretty correct but nevertheless the keys not working
11 November 2004, 01:52 PM
Thought you said that you had a 105 key layout?
01 January 2006, 07:00 PM
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