Keyboard problem (small one)

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Hanz
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Keyboard problem (small one)

Postby Hanz » Wed Mar 19, 2008 11:35 am

My keybord is a normal one from Compaq (us - qwerty)
The moment I installed Linux Mint, the right keyboard wasn't recognized.
Problem with @#$% etc
I changed in one minute.
BUT when I restart the PC: Again the old problem with the keyboard.

The solution is ..........

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Re: Keyboard problem (small one)

Postby AncientPC » Wed Mar 19, 2008 6:12 pm

From this thread: http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p= ... ostcount=2

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sudo gedit /etc/X11/xorg.conf


search for

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Section "InputDevice"
   Identifier   "Generic Keyboard"
   Driver      "kbd"


and add/change the lines

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   Option      "XkbModel"   "pc104"
   Option      "XkbLayout"   "us"
   Option      "XkbVariant"   "intl"


where Option "XkbVariant" "intl" is for dead keys like " and ~ and stuff


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