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Distribution: Slackware 12.1, AND IM LOVIN EVERY MINUTE OF IT, JERRY! :D
the keymap in the console is fine, the charactors on screen correspond to the symbols on the keyboard, but when i startx and open an xterm(vi) the keymap changes and the charactors/keyboard do not then correspond. can anyone give a few pointers on how to change the keymap?
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That question have poped up several times recently.
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Originally Posted by T3slider
I think you should be able to change the X keyboard layout by running `xorgconfig` as root (or by manually editing /etc/X11/xorg.conf). Make sure to backup your current xorg.conf in case you answer a question about your other hardware incorrectly -- you can use your current xorg.conf as a guide. To change your keyboard map in the console, see this thread: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...yboard-466719/