German Keyboard Layout iBook

German Keyboard Layout iBook

Post by Sebastian Gunreb » Thu, 21 Sep 2000 04:00:00

are there any Germans ?
On my IBook I've got some difficulties with the keyboard layout, when working
under XFree 4
/etc/XF86Config looks like
        Option "XkbModel" "macintosh"
        Option "XkbLayout" "de"
        Option "XkbVarian" "nodeadkeys"

When I switch to console I get them all by using the ALT Key ?
Any ideas, thanx for help


Sebastian Gunreben, ICQ #21351244, PGP available


1. Ultra5 uses German keyboard layout for US keyboard after dtlogin...



Ultra5 running Solaris 2.8 with Recommended&Security patch cluster from
July 2003 applied.
The machine uses the correct, US/English keyboard layout in console mode
and in the dtlogin screen (old keyboard was a german one... but that was
assassinated with little help from Pepsi, Inc.) ... but when the user
loggs in he has a german keyboard layout (a horror if someone uses the

anyone have an idea what may cause this problem (there is no file like
~/.key* in ${HOME}) ?



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