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Old 01-10-2010, 07:13 PM   #1
maokc
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Keyboard language problem


This is a new one for me. I was recently forced to do a fresh re-install of my RedHat-based system due to problems with my new monitor. That problem was solved, but now when I move into console mode, run level 3, the system reads the keyboard in a different language than in the default run level 5. In 5, it reads dvorak, which is how I type. In 3, it reads qwerty, in spite of my having a dvorak keyboard. This is slowing me down considerably. Can this be fixed?
 
Old 01-11-2010, 04:08 AM   #2
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You need to edit the file /etc/sysconfig/keyboard and change the KEYTABLE to dvorak
 
Old 01-11-2010, 04:31 AM   #3
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Hi,
check for 'Option "XkbLayout"' in /etc/X11/xonrg.conf. note down the layout and edit file /etc/sysconfig/keyboard and change the corresponding layout in that file and then restart.
 
  


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