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Re: [RP] Dead keys don't seem to work in Ratpoison

From: Simon White
Subject: Re: [RP] Dead keys don't seem to work in Ratpoison
Date: Thu Oct 17 05:37:04 2002
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17-Oct-02 at 14:27, Joost Kremers (address@hidden) wrote :
> On Thu, Oct 17, 2002 at 10:05:13AM +0000, Simon White wrote:
> > Hello list,
> > 
> > I have just pulled down ratpoison and it's pretty good for my
> > requirements. However, I need to be able to input French accented
> > characters, and I can't do it.
> > 
> > In KDE, with xterm, it works
> > In a regular runlevel 3 console, it works
> > 
> > But *not* in ratpoison.
> > 
> > Can anyone help me out please?
> this has nothing to do with ratpoison, it's an X config question. open
> up /etc/X11/XF86Config and add/change the line:
>     Option "XkbLayout"  "dvorak"
> in the Section "InputDevice". in your case, it probably says something
> other than "dvorak". change it to a keyboard map that has dead keys,
> eg us_intl. you can probably put the same keyboard map there as you
> select in KDE.

Well in KDE I have exactly the same XF86Config file... but I will try
"us_intl" since it is just "us" right now, and I'll come back to the

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