[arch-general] Problem with keyboard in Gnome

Damjan gdamjan at gmail.com
Sun Oct 3 13:02:04 EDT 2010

>> Where to find the name for the Swedish keyboard layout?

> Correct me if I'm wrong but that should be something like the names of
> these files
> /usr/share/kbd/keymaps/i386/qwerty/se-fi-ir209.map.gz
> /usr/share/kbd/keymaps/i386/qwerty/se-lat6.map.gz
> /usr/share/kbd/keymaps/i386/qwerty/se-fi-lat6.map.gz
> /usr/share/kbd/keymaps/i386/qwerty/se-ir209.map.gz
> Maybe se-fi-ir209, se-lat6, se-fi-lat6 or se-ir209?

Those are for the Linux console, for X11 the files are in
/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/ and there you see a "se" file.

But really KDE and Gnome users have excelent GUI support for configuring 
the keyboard layout. Just use those.


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