[xubuntu-users] How to generate German special chars
barthelemy at crans.org
Wed Apr 25 16:58:15 BST 2007
Le mercredi 25 avril 2007 à 14:04 +0100, Adam Funk a écrit :
> On 2007-04-25, Joachim Ziegler wrote:
> > I am using 7.10 and an IBM T21 with an English keyboard.
> > Is there an easy way to generate German special chars like the "Umlauts"
> > and the "Sharp S"?
> Depends on what you consider "easy". I added the compose:rwin option
> to the keyboard stanza of my xorg.conf file, which now looks like this:
> Section "InputDevice"
> Identifier "Generic Keyboard"
> Driver "kbd"
> Option "CoreKeyboard"
> Option "XkbRules" "xorg"
> Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
> Option "XkbLayout" "gb"
> Option "XkbOptions" "compose:rwin"
> Then I can generate German characters (for example)
> by pressing rwin + " + vowel or rwin + s + s.
you can also put an .Xmodmap in your home with tis text inside:
keycode 113 = Multi_key
then AltGr + " + u does the U-umlaut
This file is loaded by some xfce init script (if it is not you can run
> (Unfortunately it doesn't work in emacs running in an xterm, and I've
> never figured out how to fix that.)
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