UK Keyboard in 7.2 console and xorg

Graham Bentley admin at
Wed May 27 21:42:43 UTC 2009

> What this means is that to get a UK keyboard layout in xorg you need a
> file in /usr/local/etc/hal/fdi/policy/
> I've named my copy 10-x11-keyboard.fdi and it contains:
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
> <deviceinfo version="0.2">
>   <device>
>     <match key="info.capabilities" contains="input.keyboard">
>       <merge key="input.x11_driver" type="string">kbd</merge>
>       <merge key="input.x11_options.XkbRules" type="string">xorg</merge>
>       <merge key="input.x11_options.XkbModel"
>       type="string">microsoft</merge> <merge
>       key="input.x11_options.XkbLayout" type="string">gb</merge>
>       </match> </device> </deviceinfo>
> Bruce, I am talking about the console. I have similar for xorg and the @
and " symbols are in the correct place - just no pound signs in either
console or x !!!

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