[oclug] changing keyboard language
en916 at ncf.ca
Tue Jul 15 21:17:01 EDT 2003
On Tue, 15 Jul 2003 21:09:10 -0400 Roger Messier <en916 at freenet.carleton.ca>
> On Tue, 15 Jul 2003 19:41:03 -0400 "Michael P. Soulier"
> <msoulier at digitaltorque.ca> wrote:
> > On 15/07/03 Roger Messier did speaketh:
> > > Anyone know how to change the keyboard layout (english <-> french) in
> > > IceWM?
> > > In
> > > KDE, I could just click on the icon in the taskbar to change language, but
> > > I haven't seen any similar option in IceWM. Are there any standalone
> > > utilities to do this?
> > It has nothing to do with your window manager.
> > man loadkeys
> > What distro?
> > Mike
> Thanks, I'll look into it. I had a quick look at the keymaps in
> /usr/lib/kbd/keymaps/i386/qwerty but there doesn't seem to be any for french.
> I'm using Mandrake 9.1.
OK, I've found what would appear to be some french keymaps in
/usr/lib/kbd/keymaps/i386/azerty, but when I load them, I don't get the french
keyboard. There has to be a french keymap somewhere on my system since I can
use it if login into KDE, but I have to find it.
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