Language of hardware keyboard
prishelec at gmail.com
Wed Mar 4 15:16:23 CET 2009
I found a script which uses xmodmap for polish keyboard. After some
modifications it works perfectly!
On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 2:31 PM, Jorge Luis Chamorro
<chamorro at plug.org.ar> wrote:
> Helge Hafting escribió:
> Leonti Bielski wrote:
> Yesterday I tried to connect my hardware keyboard to Freerunner.
> I'm using SHR - testing and I used  to make it work.
> But the language of the keyboard is English. How do I change that?
> There are at least two ways:
> 1. Select a proper keyboard in /etc/X11/xorg.conf
> the file shoukld have a section like this for a Norwegian keyboard. For
> another language, replace "no" with whatever you need.
> Section "InputDevice"
> Identifier "Generic Keyboard"
> Driver "kbd"
> Option "CoreKeyboard"
> Option "XkbRules" "xorg"
> Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
> Option "XkbLayout" "no"
> However, the FR ships without a xorg.conf file. So some experimentation
> is needed to see if it honors the file, and if you need to install extra
> keyboard files that not necessarily comes with the device.
> 2. Remap the keyboard using xmodmap
> The FR ships with xmodmap, so you can write a script that uses several
> xmodmap commands, one per key that differ from english layout. Then
> arrange so the script is executed whenever X starts on your freerunner.
> Helge Hafting
> With xmodmap :
> I configure the keyboard on my Desktop PC and run xmodmad -pke >
> and also run xmodmad -pke > keys-on-neo.txt on my neo.
> Then I put some info from keys-on-pc.txt to keys-on-neo.txt and create a
> modified version of keys-on-neo.txt
> So when I plug the external keyboard I run xmodmad keys-on-neo-modified.txt.
> If I put keys-on-pc.txt directly on Neo I have problems with some keys (
> arrows )
> Saludos , Jorge
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