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Old 08-28-2008, 12:57 PM   #1
frank4360
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Need to change keyboard defined in Acer Linux on Netbook


I have just bought an Acer Aspire 1 - a tiny portable running their version of Linux (Lipsus or something) - in France.

I have defined the preferred language as English, and it has defaulted the keyboard layout to English also. I need to define the keyboard as a French layout (AZERTY rather than QWERTY), but want to retain the system language for help, etc as English. There is no System/Preferences/Keyboard option as in Ubuntu; so I want to find the Linux file to change to set the French keyboard layout. Any ideas?
 
Old 08-29-2008, 03:45 PM   #2
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I would think
loadkeys fr-latin1
would do the trick. Check out
http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Belgian-HOWTO/configuration.html
or
http://www.sourcemage.org/HOWTO-Language
 
  


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