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Old 05-15-2003, 02:27 PM   #1
TauReX
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Question keyboard/language problems - redhat 8.0


I seem to have a problem with the '-' character as it is being replaced by
'' .

/etc/sysconfig/keyboard :

KEYBOARDTYPE="pc"
KEYTABLE="uk"

seems to be correctly set to uk. I don't know where else to go and look for
this mysterious behaviour...

anyone able to shed some light?

Thx
 
Old 05-15-2003, 08:14 PM   #2
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All that I can think of is that something is wrong with your

lib/kbd/keymaps/i386/uk.kmap.gz

Doublay-vay check that to see if it's incorrectly set.

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Old 05-30-2003, 01:38 AM   #3
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more detail...

The problem only happens in these circumstances:

when I login through putty, and only when I'm looking at the man pages.

Otherwise '-' sign is fine.

example:

root tty3 - 17May03 12days 0.03s 0.03s -bash
root pts/0 taurex 5:30am 17:18 0.04s 0.04s -bash
root pts/1 taurex 6:36am 0.00s 0.04s 0.00s w

but all the man pages look like this:

man(1) man(1)

NAME
man format and display the online manual pages
manpath determine users search path for man pages

SYNOPSIS
man [acdfFhkKtwW] [path] [m system] [p string] [C config_file]
[M pathlist] [P pager] [S section_list] [section] name ...



???????????
very puzzled
 
  


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