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Mouse/Keyboard Wizard Doesn't Change Keyboard Language
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Gnuxo

Joined: 09 Feb 2012
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PostPosted: Wed 20 Feb 2013, 20:52    Post_subject:  Mouse/Keyboard Wizard Doesn't Change Keyboard Language  

I have both macpup and puppy precise 5.4.3 installed on a 64 bit laptop. And I've been trying to get a scheme in place to switch from english to russian.

I've tried the mouse/keyboard wizard and have added the russian language to my list of supported locales but when I put *set xkbmap ru* in terminal, nothing happens.

The layouts won't change no matter what I do.

Is there something wrong?

Can anyone help?
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Burunduk

Joined: 21 Aug 2011
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PostPosted: Wed 20 Feb 2013, 23:13    Post_subject:  

Have you tried the setxkbmap command without any spaces inside? It should work but Russian letters won't be very suitable for typing setxkbmap us to switch the layouts back.
It is possible to choose a keyboard shortcut for this task. On Lupu (and hopefully on Precise): xkbconfigmanager - Options - Group Shift/Lock behavior.
Or you might find this gui program useful: fbxkb (a thread in this forum)
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pri


Joined: 09 Oct 2009
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Location: Bandung Indonesia

PostPosted: Fri 22 Feb 2013, 05:57    Post_subject:  

try this one, mybe work. but only for xorg

http://www.harocafe.org/2013/02/add-keyboard-maps-on-puppylinux.html

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