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I want to toggle different keyboard types on my Fedora Core 2 with
some simple keyboard shortcuts. But I can't find out how.
It's too much to do System settings -> keyboard -> (password) ->
change keyboard, every time I want to change to different languages.
KDE seems to have such a function (I use Gnome, but I
don't mind use KDE in stead if it's something Gnome cannot) but under
Kcontrol -> Regional accessibility -> keyboard layout
there is no keyboard layout to choose. (of course, I checked 'Enable
I have naturally installed FC2 with all the languages I want to use.
I'm heaving the same problem with keyboard layout in FC2 There are other posts in this forum about that and I posted this problem too...the best option for me [that I found here] was to use this command: "setxkbmap us" or "setxkbmap de" or "setxkbmap it". Maybe someone else can help more.
Thanks for your advise! but if i understand it correctly, it makes only another type of keyboard available, isn't it?
Maybe I didn't make it clear, but I have already all the keyboard types I want in my pc and I can change it, if i want.
I wanted to ask how I can toggle between those keyboard types by simple keyboard shortcuts,
without entering system settings...
I'm a newbie, (have installed FC2 4days ago and this is my first linux working) so if i misunderstand
something, my apology.
I opened "keyboard preferences" and in the "layouts" tab i added Greek, after English us. Then in the panel i added utility-->keyboard indicator. A box appeared with the indication us. When i clicked on it, it changed to Grc (probably Greek), but when i tried to write anything it changed back to English and instead of Greek i wrote English. When i opened "keyboard preferences" and i pressed the button "up", Greek moved up, but exactly the opposite happened. When i changed the indicator and tried to write English, the indicator changed back to Greek and i wrote Greek instead of English. What can i do?
Last edited by kpachopoulos; 10-08-2004 at 07:09 AM.