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Re: neo tty layout

From: ng0
Subject: Re: neo tty layout
Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2016 17:36:42 +0000

Alex Kost <address@hidden> writes:

> ng0 (2016-08-14 12:07 +0300) wrote:
>> Leo Famulari <address@hidden> writes:
>>> On Sat, Aug 13, 2016 at 04:15:15PM +0000, ng0 wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> I just installed NixOS on another system and noticed they offer neo
>>>> layout not only in X11 but also for tty. Would it be okay to replicate
>>>> this for Guix? I'll be looking into this soon for me personally, but
>>>> maybe others can benefit from it by including it in Guix.
>>> Hi,
>>> I'm not sure what the neo layout is. Is it a keyboard layout?
>> Yes, it can be loaded in X11 in all system distributions and operating
>> systems I know, but that it can be loaded for tty is rare. Most system
>> for tty are limited to qwert{y,z} and some layouts where neo draws
>> inspiration from.
>> It's a layout specific to german keyboards and language but extends to
>> other areas (scientic etc):
>> It can be loaded with `setxkbmap neo` or the desktop environment
>> specific tool of it.
>> I just need to figure out what nix patches or adds to make it available
>> with `loadkeys neo` outside of X11.
> If I undrestand it right from
> <>,
> they just download "" file and put it into appropirate dir of
> 'kbd' package.
> See also
> <>
> -- 
> Alex

Thanks, Alex. I'll take a look at how this can be done for Guix.

Compared to NixOS I have to say that Guix documentation is more natural
for me. I wasn't able to set up and boot into KDE with the help of their
documentation so far. Commands to search, install etc feel more natural
with Guix.
♥Ⓐ  ng0
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