Xorg, lightdm, xfce & German Keyboard

Ralf Mardorf ralf-mardorf at riseup.net
Sun Jun 21 07:59:09 UTC 2020


On Sun, 21 Jun 2020 09:40:24 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>I'm coming from Linux, too. I'm using a German keyboard, too.

I'm using lightdm, too. I just don't use a DE, instead prefer to use
just a WM, almost all of the times it's openbox.

/etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf might or might not contain

/etc/lightdm/ could contain a greeter.conf

FWIW https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/LightDM#Keymap
but for FreeBSD I found this regarding KDM, which also might (or might
not) apply to LightDM:

>"Beispiel 5.7. Konfiguration eines Tastaturlayouts
>Section "InputClass"
>	Identifier	"KeyboardDefaults"
>	Driver		"keyboard"
>	MatchIsKeyboard	"on"
>	Option		"XkbLayout" "fr"
>	Option		"XkbVariant" "oss"
>EndSection" -
>Btw. on Linux I'm using this approach, too.
>[rocketmouse at archlinux ~]$ cat /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/keyboard.conf 
>Section "InputClass"
>       Identifier "keyboard"
>       MatchIsKeyboard "yes"
>       Option "XkbLayout" "de"
>       #Option "XkbVariant" "nodeadkeys"

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