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Old 11-07-2006, 06:05 AM   #1
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Slax 5.1.8 - How to change keyboard layout at command line


Hi,
I've just ran and tested the Slax Live CD and what an excellent live distro it is ! Now by default it gets you into Run level 3 , command line. As I use an English keyboard what command should I use to map correctly. When ever I try to use the "|" charcter I get ">" etc due to incorrect country codes. Is "loadkeys" the answer ?

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Old 11-07-2006, 07:53 AM   #2
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Code:
man loadkeys
I for example, use
Code:
loadkeys la-latin1.map
It will load la-latin1.map.gz in /usr/share/kbd/keymaps/i386/qwerty/ and change my layout to a latinamerican one.

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Old 11-09-2006, 04:32 AM   #3
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Thanks theoffset. Problem solved.
 
  


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