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From: 320095285153-0001@... (Achim Gottinger)
Subject: Re: Disfunctional AltGr on german keyboard, Kups crashes ?!
Date: Sat Jan 27 01:57:01 2001
Robert Schrem wrote:

> My Gentoo system is getting better and better...
> But: I've got still a localisation problem I can't
> solve due to lack of deep knowlege on X-Windows:
>
> I tried to bend gentoo-1.0-rc3 to work probably
> with german keyboard. In /etc/rc.d/configure/basic
> I applyed the folowing edits:
>
> KEYMEP="de-latin1-nodeadkeys"
>
> And somewhere else I changed en_US to
> de_DE (don't remember the place, it was somewhere
> pretty obious). After a reboot my keyboard worked
> just like it should - except in X-Windows.
>
> After doing
>
> localedef -i de_DE -f ISO-8859-1 de_DE
>
> it went better, the letters öäüÖÄÜß are working
> now (as you can see!). But all letters that I can
> only reach by using the AltGr key shift are still
> disfuctional (for now I'm doomed to copy paste
> letters like @ one by one - pretty ugly. hmmm)
>
> Can anybody give me some hints?
>
> PS: Is it only me that suffers from the regulary
> crashing Kups program to set up CUPS?

Seem like you are the only one, I use localhost:623 for that :-)
I updated qtcups and kups today, give em a try.

~achim

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