[ubuntu-uk] Question about Ubuntu installed Dell Laptops....

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Wed Nov 5 18:25:24 GMT 2008

Andrew Oakley wrote:
> John wrote (about importing a laptop from the USA):
>> What about getting somebody to buy it for me as a gift,
> That's fine so long as you're happy using an American keyboard. Frankly
> that'd drive me nuts; the at-symbol where double-quotes should be, hash
> where the pound sign should be, double-quotes where the at-symbol should
> be, and the pound sign nowhere to be found.
> http://www.saunalahti.fi/janij/blog/images/2007_feb_us_keyboard_layout.p
> ng

A couple of years back I bought a Compaq keyboard from a computer fair 
for my flat mate.  He was adamant that he wanted a keyboard without a £ 
sign as it was what he was used to.  Turns out his old home PC had got 
the region set to US.

I think I still have it somewhere.

I could get on with a US keyboard (I've even got on with a French AZERTY 
keyboard once) but I wouldn't like it.


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