Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 11146
Dutch keyboard map doesn't work very well
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:55 EDT
The Dutch keyboard layout (nl) is far from perfect. Many keys, like braces
and brackets don't work or are not in place. It's a real pain when editing
IBM is the only manufacturer that ships PCs with Dutch keyboards, so it
will not affect many Linux users. It still is irritating, though.
Where should the brackets etc. be located for your keyboard?
The keymap we provide for Dutch was made for an IBM 85 key international
keyboard, probably not exactly a standard one.
Created attachment 231 [details]
Dutch keyboard definition for loadkeys
Created attachment 232 [details]
Dutch keyboard definition w/dead keys for loadkeys
I have attached the two kmap files that I made yesterday. They appear to be
The equivalent X files need to be changed as well.
Hmm.... I obviously messed up the description fields with the attachments. The
attachment names themselves are correct.
Please re-attach the files, they aren't in any valid format. (They aren't valid
gzip or bzip2, and they aren't uncompressed).
Created attachment 3160 [details]
Dutch keyboard mapping with dead keys (the correct version, I hope)
Created attachment 3161 [details]
Dutch keyboard mapping without dead keys
I have tested these files before I uploaded them... hope they do work this time.
Thanks, they're in console-tools-19990829-27.
Unfortunately, it's a couple of days too late to make it into
the 7.0 release (feature freeze).