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Just installed SuSE 9.0. I'm really impressed, and everything went smoothly the second time. (The first time I tried to install it by booting the kernel included in the iso, but evidently it required some parameters, or installing to the drive you booted from caused some issues. The MBR was messed up, and it wouldn't even load GRUB.) I would have started with the boot CD, but I didn't have an iso burner on hand (because XP doesn't come with one, damn them.)
So now my problem is this: I'm a Dvorak user (the keyboard layout--it rules, y'all). Dvorak wasn't available during the installation, but I did choose it in YaST after I installed. It seemed to work a little bit, because I can login (text console) with Dvorak, and type in Emacs and everything in Dvorak. But when I run "startx", I can no longer use Dvorak as long as I stay in X windows. If I switch back to a text console using Ctrl+Alt+F2, Dvorak is still being used there. But even if I open Konsole and run "loadkeys dvorak.map", which runs fine, it still has me using the standard US english keyboard layout. I didn't have this problem with Redhat 9 (though Suse is *much* better in general). Any ideas?