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Old 03-13-2009, 11:00 AM   #1
ShadowLaw
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changing keyboard layout on shell


hi all,

i've installed fedora10 on my virtual machine under a OpenSuse10.3. When installing i ve chosen English language and french layout for keyboard. But any time i run fedora my kb is english and i cannot find how to change it
How can i do it using shell?
 
Old 03-13-2009, 02:13 PM   #2
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Code:
nano -w /etc/sysconfig/keyboard
then change
KEYTABLE="??"
to
KEYTABLE="(the french abbreviation)" FR???
For the GUI:
Code:
nano -w /etc/X11/xorg.conf
change
-----
Option "XkbLayout" "??"
-----
then if your in the GUI
run
# init 3
then
# init 5

Last edited by Dankles; 03-13-2009 at 02:15 PM.
 
  


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