Gnome Keyboard Layout View
glgxg at mfire.com
Thu Jan 4 23:11:35 UTC 2007
drew einhorn wrote:
> The ¨dead keys¨ are not working!
> And the Layout View from the Keyboard Indication shows a much more
> complex keyboard than the one NoOp referred me to below.
> Googling around I find that lots of folks are having lots of troubles switching
> keyboard layouts with lots of languages and vintages of Ubuntu.
> So far the only fix I have been able to find is to open a terminal
> and type the command line:
> setxkbmap us
> setxkbmap es
> as needed. There were a couple other solutions recommended on the
> web that did not solve the problem or were extremely cumbersome.
> It's hard to believe that something so central to one of Ubuntu's core values:
> Every computer user should be able to use their software
> in the language of their choice.
> would be so broken, but it is.
Not sure if this will help, but take a look at:
and scroll down to this post:
October 31st, 2005, 11:58 PM
Good luck & please post back on what you figure out.
Added note: you'll find more info in /etc/X11/xkb directory.
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