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Old 07-26-2004, 09:48 AM   #1
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very newbie question .. English - Hebrew Switch how i do it ?


HI EVERYBODY

i using 2 languages

1 - English
2 - Hebrew

The Maser is english
but sometimes i switch and i do it by clicking the flag in system tray
and im wondering how i change it that i can switch between the languages by pressing
ctrl+shift

hope that you can help me and thanks for yours time ...
roy
 
Old 07-26-2004, 12:37 PM   #2
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slackwareman; assuming all distros some what alike if u look at http://tdp.org/HOWTO/HOWTO-INDEX section4.7 subsections 4.7.1 & 4.7.2
languages may be lead to ur ?.
 
Old 07-26-2004, 12:48 PM   #3
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the page not found man

the link is broken
 
Old 07-26-2004, 12:56 PM   #4
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You need to add/edit the two red lines in your /etc/X11/xorg.conf.
Code:
# Then to change the language, change the Layout setting.
# For example, a german layout can be obtained with:
#
    Option     "XkbLayout"     "us,il" 
#
# or:
#
#    Option     "XkbLayout"     "de"
#    Option     "XkbVariant"    "nodeadkeys"
#
# If you'd like to switch the positions of your capslock and
# control keys, use:
#
    Option     "XkbOptions"    "grp:switch,grp:alt_shift_toggle"
I use alt+shift to change, I guess you would just substitute "ctrl" for "alt" in the last line.
 
Old 07-26-2004, 01:03 PM   #5
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slackwareman; http://tldp.org/HOWTO/HOWTO-INDEX has table of contents sections;1what are Linux Howtos, 2where can I get Linux Howtos
3Howto translations 4 Catagorized list of Howtos 4.1,4.2, 4.3,4.4,4.5, 4.6,
4.7, 4.8, 5 single list Howto, 6single list mini-HOWTO,7,8and 9. all cover
subjects in detail when expanded about most devices or objects having to
do and work with LINUX. sorry for misspelling first time try again it is corrected.
 
Old 07-26-2004, 01:07 PM   #6
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mdg; thank you with best information, believe poster has not read howtos.
just pointing towards help. i do not use slackware but howto,s are generic.
 
Old 07-26-2004, 01:22 PM   #7
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thank you but ...

# Option "XkbRules" "__XKBDEFRULES__"
# Option "XkbModel" "pc101"
# Option "XkbLayout" "us,il"
# Option "XkbVariant" ""
# Option "XkbOptions" "grp:switch,grp:alt_shift_toggle"

ans still dosent work ...
 
Old 07-26-2004, 01:24 PM   #8
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penguin4: I agree with you 100% - howto's are always worth the read
 
Old 07-26-2004, 01:30 PM   #9
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fix ...

Code:
# Then to change the language, change the Layout setting.
# For example, a german layout can be obtained with:
#    Option "XkbLayout"   "us,il"
# or:
#    Option "XkbLayout"   "de"
#    Option "XkbVariant"  "nodeadkeys"
#
# If you'd like to switch the positions of your capslock and
# control keys, use:
#    Option "XkbOptions"  "grp:switch,grp:alt_shift_toggle"

# These are the default XKB settings for X.Org
#    Option "XkbRules"    "__XKBDEFRULES__"
#    Option "XkbModel"    "pc101"
#    Option "XkbLayout"   "us"
#    Option "XkbVariant"  ""
#    Option "XkbOptions"  ""

#    Option "XkbDisable"

    Option "XkbRules"	"xorg"
    Option "XkbModel"	"pc104"
    Option "XkbLayout"	"us"
still dont work .. what i need to do ? what i do wrong ?
 
Old 07-26-2004, 01:36 PM   #10
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Re: thank you but ...

Quote:
Originally posted by SlackwareMan
# Option "XkbRules" "__XKBDEFRULES__"
# Option "XkbModel" "pc101"
# Option "XkbLayout" "us,il"
# Option "XkbVariant" ""
# Option "XkbOptions" "grp:switch,grp:alt_shift_toggle"

ans still dosent work ...
Are those options commented out in the file (as they seem to be in the quote), or is it just the way you posted?
 
Old 07-26-2004, 02:10 PM   #11
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mdg; slkwmn should read those howto,s. am always getting in hot water with mod,s for doing what i do just in trying to help when not able to give direct answers don,t know. those howto,s have so much information. do not understand why some will not read them. uncomprehensible.
 
Old 07-26-2004, 02:13 PM   #12
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yes you right

i read him now ..
thanks for your time ...
 
  


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