Keyboard setting on Jaunty
bmarsh at bmarsh.com
Tue Mar 31 16:40:31 UTC 2009
On Tuesday 31 March 2009, Alvin wrote:
> > Since Intrepid, I have found that I need to tell the system that I have a
> > particular Logitech keyboard. If I don't, the left-arrow key will not
> > work which makes life rather difficult.
> > In intrepid, I believe it was kcontrol, which now (I guess) has been
> > removed. And kcontrol wasn't something you could easily find anyway.
> > And System Settings --> keyboard doesn't offer the ability either.
> > Any help will be appreciated.
> You can try:
> $ sudo dpkg-reconfigure console-setup
> One of the first choices there is the type of keyboard.
Well, it was worth a try and a good suggestion.
The console-setup seems to be setting up the console for a CLI terminal OUT of
KDE. That I never had a problem with anyway.... the left cursor always
worked at a main console level. My problem is with KDE.
Doing the reconfigure did nothing for any keybd input under KDE, konsole or
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