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Old 04-29-2006, 03:55 PM   #1
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Mixed up keyboard in knoppix

Ever since I installed knoppix to my hard drive the keyboard keys are all mixed up...several letters and almost all of the punctuation keys are mixed can I fix this?
Old 04-29-2006, 05:03 PM   #2
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also the keyboard layout is fine in root...........just anytime I add anykind of user once in the user account the keyboard doesnt work right
Old 04-29-2006, 05:29 PM   #3
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please help.........i dont want to stay in the root user account all the time
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What distribution are you using?
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I found this by googling a bit:

Your keyboard will need a bit of remapping, or else the ":" or the "/" keys will not work. Click the KDE Control Center icon (big one at the bottom that looks like a colour monitor with a card in front of it) or get there via the Menu. There, go to Regional & Accessibility -> Keyboard Layout and change it to US English (from the default of German).

Note: The changes you make here are only for the said user, and do not apply globally. If you create another user, the above steps of "localisation" will need to be repeated.

Or, you could re-install and take more care in selecting the language, regional, keyboard, and other otpions to make such options global for all users.
Old 04-30-2006, 03:19 PM   #6
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The kde keyboard manager was the first thing i checked...and it was set to us as it should be...because i booted to knoppix lang=en when i installed it that was already set up........anyway...i reinstalled and used a swap partition and everything is working fine now


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