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Old 10-22-2009, 09:01 AM   #1
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Unhappy enable arabic on opensuse11

hello guys can anyone shows me how can i enable arabic on my keyboard
i'm using opensuse11 recently
hint: i was using RHEL5 before and what i did is copying
this line :
setxkbmap -option grp:switch,grp:alt_shift_toggle,grp_led:scroll us,ar
to the ".bashrc" file in the home directory and save it again
and the KB fontions fine
but that didn't work on opensuse
any idea for this problem
thanks in advance all
Old 10-23-2009, 03:17 AM   #2
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Does it work from the command line? If not, is setxkbmap reporting an error?

Are you using the machine directly, or from a remote client?
Old 10-24-2009, 02:50 PM   #3
Registered: Aug 2009
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try this

no it's not a remote client
but as i told u copying to teh .bashrc file didn't work
so i tried yast,keyboard,layout
and that's work fine
if u have this problem though try control center->keybord->layout
and thanks in advance for ur participation


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