Can't login to console; locale problem?

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imatveev13
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Can't login to console; locale problem?

Postby imatveev13 » Wed Feb 09, 2011 6:36 pm

Hi All!
I have installed LMDE with locale ru_RU.UTF-8.
I can login to X after I switch keyboard to english at login screen.
But if I switch to console (Ctl-Alt-F1) I can't type a user name in english.
Some russian letters appear and most letters appear as diamonds.
Tried all combinations of Alt, Ctrl, Shift, WinKey keys to switch to english, no luck.
Tried dpkg-reconfigure locales to switch system locale to en_US.UTF-8, still the same.
Where the default keymap is configured in Mint?

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Re: Can't login to console; locale problem?

Postby Oscar799 » Thu Feb 10, 2011 10:50 am

Please don't crosspost - your question won't get answered any quicker.
I have deleted your question from Newbie Questions as this is the best place for it
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