change keyboard layout in the console with X11-Keymap

Ming Hua minghua at
Sun Jul 22 00:28:28 BST 2007

Hi Benjamin,

On Thu, Jul 19, 2007 at 09:37:42AM +0200, Benjamin Kellermann wrote:
> I read on (sorry, german
> link) that it should be possible since edgy to change the keyboard
> layout of the console with the X11 keymaps.
> I asked this question on several forums but never got an answer to it. 
> I am involved to the development to the NEO-Layout[1] (a keyboard Layout
> optimized for the German language like the dvorak for english).
> We don’t know, if we have to write a .kmap file to provide our Layout
> for the console or if we can realize it with our existing xkb-files.

I am not familiar with this part of the system, but I don't think
ubuntu-motu list is the best place to ask.  Since both console keymaps
and X11 keymaps should be controlled by main packages, it's more
suitable to ask in ubuntu-devel or ubuntu-devel-discuss list.


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