This is a quick blurb for setting or converting your keymaps to dvorak instead of qwerty.
Setting dvorak layout
These variants are available in both console and Xorg:
dvorak, standard dvorak layout
dvorak-l, left-handed dvorak layout
dvorak-r, right-handed dvorak layout
uslayout, you need to pass them to
XkbVariantvariable. See Keyboard configuration in Xorg#Setting keyboard layout for an explanation.
The following variants are available only in Xorg:
dvorak-intl, international layout with dead keys
For international users
Swedish people interested in trying dvorak can find the swedish "version", called svorak, at aoeu.info! To convert to svorak in X you do not need to download any additional files from www.aoeu.info.
In console, specify
dvorak-es instead of
dvorak to use the Spanish dvorak variant.
In Xorg, specify
- broken link: replaced by ] (includes Dvorak lessons in English, French, German & Spanish) [
- Dvorak lessons: (BG; BR; DE_neo2; EO; FR; FR_bépo; TR; UK; US; US_BR; US_ES; US_SE)