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Carl Friis-Hansen ubuntuuser at
Mon Jun 22 14:21:39 UTC 2009

On Mon, June 22, 2009 15:43, bill wrote:
> Knapp wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 1:29 PM, bill<william at> wrote:
>>> I have experience with UNIX, but this is my first install of Linux.
>>> I just installed 9.04 server on a 32 bit AMD box and all appears to be
>>> working well except:
>>> my keyboard mappings are incorrect - what command would I use to choose
>>> a
>>> different keyboard - I have the "standard" US keyboard.
>>> I have no connectivity - what command would I use to see and correct my
>>> network parameters ?
>>> I have the keyboard prompt - can these be set using a gui ?  If so,
>>> what
>>> starts the gui ?
>>> --
>>> Bill Drescher
>>> william {at} TechServSys {dot} com
>> Are you sure you want to start with the server edition? Sounds to me
>> like you might do well to start with the standard edition and get to
>> know linux better. I have never installed the server edition but the
>> others ask you what keyboard you would like at install.
>> This will install the tutorial book called rutebook. Read it and you
>> will find what you are looking for, I  think.
>> sudo aptitude install rutebook
>> Also google with things like "keyboard ubuntu" or "keyboard map linux"
>> and you will find tons of info.
> fixed the keyboard - google is my friend.

Could you please give me the Google ref., I should probably do the same
thing in case I one day go to the server itself.
                           Carl Friis-Hansen
                           Phone: +46 372 15033

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