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Old 06-09-2005, 08:07 AM   #1
solferino
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keyboard layout [fluxbox 0.9*]


Hi!

I'm using Debian/sid with fluxbox.

When I used Gnome2.8 I put a button on the top bar to switch the keyboard layout (I'm using two layouts).

Under fluxbox I'd like to do the same with some action.

In pratice sometimes I need to switch layout often and without restarting X.

I asked mt google but maybe I didn't look good.

Also I noted that the fluxbox rel notes said fixed multiple keyboard layout.

@ a first glance I didn't find anything on the fluxbox's faq.

Could you help me, please ?

If you need more infos, I'll post.

Thanks!


p.s.
Heard about setxkbmap but not sure how to do it.
 
Old 06-09-2005, 05:23 PM   #2
comprookie2000
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There are some programs around like wmxkb or gkrellm-xkb. But setxkbmap may work the best;
http://www.die.net/doc/linux/man/man1/setxkbmap.1.html
 
Old 12-16-2005, 07:41 PM   #3
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See also http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...d.php?t=393468
 
  


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