locales issues

Juan A. Moreno jamc60 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 29 12:06:14 PDT 2008


On Wednesday 29 October 2008 19:22:47 Brittany Dunlap wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 1:21 PM, Manuel Gonzalez Montoya
>
> <manuel.gonzalez.montoya at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 11:18 AM, Juan A. Moreno <jamc60 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Hi
> >> I'm trying to put the console in Unicode mode following the instructions
> >> from chapter 7.6 in the LFS book svn version. I'm a spanish native
> >> speaker and this is my /etc/sysconfig/console file:
> >>
> >> # Begin /etc/sysconfig/console
> >>
> >> UNICODE="1"
> >> KEYMAP="es"
> >> KEYMAP_CORRECTIONS="euro2"
> >> LEGACY_CHARSET="iso-8859-15"
> >> FONT="lat9w-16 -m 8859-15"
> >>
> >> # End /etc/sysconfig/console
> >>
> >> I get correctly the 'euro' symbol and the ñ (ntilde) in the console but
> >> when I try to get accents with the dead keys of my 'es' keyboard I get
> >> -'a- instead of -á-.
> >> The same with é, í, ó, ú.
> >>
> >> It's possible to  obtain the spanish accents in the current version of
> >> LFS?
> >>
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> > I'm using KEYMAP="la-latin1" in /etc/sysconfig/console and it works
> > without problem for the accented vowels, but I'm not sure about the
> > euro symbol.
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> If your euro symbol is a separate key, I'm not sure it would work. I
> have 2 keys specifically for Euro and USD, both keys do not work. I
> have not tried to get them to work though.
>
> Brittany Dunlap

I get the euro symbol with AltGr + E. Furthermore, in the spanish keyboard the 
acute accent is two keys right to the L (the acute is the only one we need in 
spanish) and I get it pushing that key and then the vowel.



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