Adding a keymap post-install

I have a non US keyboard and I normally choose the appropriate keyboard layout already at install time. Now, I installed Slackware 14.1 beta1 in a virtual machine in order to check how my SlackBuilds work. However, I forgot to set the keyboard this time. Read the rest of this entry »


Keyboard layout

Problem: The keyboard panel plugin in XFCE 4.6 has some bug and tends to “forget” the layout switch key combination (ALT+SHIFT).
Solution: Use the example file. Copy it from /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/90-keyboard-layout.conf to /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d, then open and edit the keyboard layouts as needed and insert the following option: Read the rest of this entry »