Question about keyboard layouts for Apple machines

Carlos Perelló Marín carlos.perello at
Fri Sep 24 11:24:28 UTC 2004

On Fri, 2004-09-24 at 13:11 +0200, massimo wrote:
> Il giorno ven, 24-09-2004 alle 12:09 +0200, Carlos Perelló Marín ha
> scritto:

Please, send the answers to the mailing list so all people could
contribute to the discussion.

> > 
> > I have the same problem with a stock Debian, please, if you know how
> > could we detect when should be used a pc or a macintosh keyboard lets us
> > know it. Also, if you don't have this problem (with a layout that it's
> > causing problems to other people, like Spanish and German), please, add
> > your machine information to the bug report.
> a possible way:
> $ cat /proc/cpuinfo | egrep "detected" | cut -d ":" -f2
>  72 (PowerBook Titanium II)
> with a little list of machines we can decided which kind of mapkeys to
> use.

I suggested it already to Fabio but he told me that the problem is that
the computer could have a different keyboard attached so it's a too weak
way to "detect" it.

But thanks for the suggestion.


Carlos Perelló Marín
Debian GNU/Linux Sid (PowerPC)
Linux Registered User #121232
mailto:carlos at || mailto:carlos at
Valencia - Spain
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