Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 121871
RFE: more than one keyboard layout, please
Last modified: 2008-08-02 19:40:37 EDT
It'd be great if system-config-keybaord allowed setting more than one
keyboard layout and switching between them. Yes, I know that GNOME
keyboard switcher allows it, but it'd be nice to allow setting this
system-wide. Not a high priority, of course...
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Feature still not present in FC6.
ping -- any update on this?
This is an issue that should be tackled in Anaconda as well and could be tested
in firstboot. Selecting a global language on a system should give you a way to
actually write in this language, even outside X.
Besides, by creating users in firstboot one might need to write in the new
language; currently we do not provide a way for the user to know which keyboard
comb changes the layout.
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(In reply to comment #0)
You answered yourself:
> Yes, I know that GNOME
> keyboard switcher allows it, but it'd be nice to allow setting this
> system-wide. Not a high priority, of course...
This won't be added into s-c-k unless you write a patch for it.
If you want to set this system-wide, you can modify the default GConf
configuration with gconftool-2.