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Old 03-31-2004, 02:04 PM   #1
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Can't use the alt key on SUSE (personal) with a French Keyboard layout


I installed SUSE over an FTP connexion and everything seemed ok. I chose french canadian as my keyboard layout. Strangely, I can't use any character that need the right alt key. The at symbol (on a cf keyboard it is alt-2). So right now, I can't type e-mail addresses. Really inconvenient...

Also, shift-backspace automatically log me out on Gnome.

Tanks for any help you can provide.

Dan
 
Old 04-25-2004, 09:09 AM   #2
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What does your /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 file have for the keyboard section?
 
Old 05-22-2004, 03:25 PM   #3
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I have a similar problem I can't use my left ctrl key in games and it sucks cause I always use it.
here are my configs : Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Keyboard1"
Driver "Keyboard"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "ca_enhanced"
Option "XkbOptions" ""
EndSection

Yes I use a french canadian keyboard. I'm used to it and I would love my ctrl key to work.
 
  


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