2541Re: [gnubies-il] using Hebrew with icewm
- Dec 13, 2003On Sat, 6 Dec 2003 13:30:15 +0200
Tzafrir Cohen <tzafrir@...> wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 06, 2003 at 07:59:34AM +0200, Nigel Ridley wrote:snip
> > On Fri, 5 Dec 2003 21:59:51 +0200
> > Tzafrir Cohen <tzafrir@...> wrote:
> > > On Fri, Dec 05, 2003 at 08:35:12PM +0200, Nigel Ridley wrote:
> > > Keyboard settings are handled by X. KDE only offers a interfaceWell according to http://iglu.org.il/faq/cache/86.html:
> > > for configuring it. That interface often does more harm than use,
> > > I might add.
> > >
> > > http://iglu.org.il/faq/cache/86.html
> > >
> > > If you need any more details: what is your distro?
> > I am using Libranet 2.8 (Debian based) dist-upgraded using sarge
> > this last week, with a few apps from sid (icewm is from sarge).
> > XFree 4.3.0 but without xkb (not even in sid).
> What do you mean "without xkb"?
"(Debian still doesn't have it, even not in unstable)"
I did check in sid and sarge but couldn't find it; BUT, in checking
/etc/X11 I found a dir for xkb. I then checked my XF86Config-4 and lo
and behold I have the necessary entries.
So, a quick edit and I now have a Hebrew keyboard with the press of alt
shift (yes I know but my daughter is already used to it).
Since I am running Libranet 2.8, and have xkb (I don't know about stock
Debian) perhaps you could add that info to
>Yes I do and sorted xkb out (see above).
> > Is xkb necessary or can I follow the instructions
> > (from http://iglu.org.il/faq/cache/86.html) for XFree 4.0 -- 4.21?
> You have XFree 4.3, and thus you should use the first section (XFree
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