How to change hardware, usbkeyboard layout?

Morten morten at
Thu Oct 23 23:35:07 CEST 2008

Stefan Monnier wrote:
>> First things first. Hi. I've been rading this list for a loong time, so i
>> thought it was time to join in.
>> I'm just wondering. Where do i change the layout for my usb hardware
>> keyboard. My Freerunner is in usb host mode and everything is working
>> fine,
>> exept that i'm used to the dworak layout. Where can i change this so it
>> has
>> system wide effect. Remember, it's a hardware USB keyboard, not the
>> illume/asu/matchbox ones.
> Unless you're using Qtopia (or Android), the window system is X11, so
> you can use the usual X11 keyboard layout configuration tools (tho
> they're probably not installed by default under Om2008 or FSO).
>         Stefan
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Well, i've been searching quite thorough but haven't found anything. The
most logical thing for me would be to edit the /etc/X11/xorg.conf but it
issn't there :S
I can't find any tool to set the layout.
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