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== What is it ==
 
== What is it ==
  
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The <code>KEYMAP</code> variable is specified in the <code>/etc/rc.conf</code> file. It defines what keymap the keyboard is in the virtual consoles.
KEYMAP=""
 
field is specified in the  
 
/etc/rc.conf  
 
file. It defines, what keymap the keyboard is in the virtual consoles.
 
  
 
== What can it be ==
 
== What can it be ==

Revision as of 05:47, 4 March 2007


What is it

The KEYMAP variable is specified in the /etc/rc.conf file. It defines what keymap the keyboard is in the virtual consoles.

What can it be

This is the list of known keymap settings to work for the corresponding keyboard layouts. Usually the "map.gz" extension can be ignored. The list of keymaps can be found in the /usr/share/kbd/keymaps/<arch> directory.


Keymap setting Keyboard
KEYMAP="br-abnt2.map.gz" Brazilian Portuguese
KEYMAP="cf.map.gz" Canadian-French
KEYMAP="croat.map.gz" Croatian
KEYMAP="cz-lat2.map.gz" Czech
KEYMAP="fr-latin9.map.gz" French
KEYMAP="de-latin1.map.gz" German
KEYMAP="de-latin1-nodeadkeys.map.gz" German (no dead keys)
KEYMAP="lt.baltic.map.gz" Lithuanian (qwerty)
KEYMAP="no-latin1.map.gz" Norwegian
KEYMAP="lat2-16.psfu.gz" Polish
KEYMAP="pt-latin9.map.gz" Portuguese
KEYMAP="ro_win.map.gz" Romanian
KEYMAP="ru4.map.gz" Russian
KEYMAP="slovene" Slovene
KEYMAP="sv-latin1.map.gz" Swedish
KEYMAP="fr_CH-latin1.map.gz" Swiss-French
KEYMAP="sg-latin1.map.gz" Swiss-German
KEYMAP="de_CH-latin1.map.gz" Swiss-German
KEYMAP="es.map.gz" Spanish
KEYMAP="tr_q-latin5.map.gz" Turkish
KEYMAP="ua.map.gz" Ukrainian