Bug 29586 - Can't enter/see euro sign, but german keyboard is used
Can't enter/see euro sign, but german keyboard is used
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-02-26 13:42 EST by Jens Lautenbacher
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:31 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-02-27 17:09:42 EST
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Description Jens Lautenbacher 2001-02-26 13:42:44 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.76 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.2.17-14 i586)


When using a german (european?) keyboard/keymap/keylayout, the euro sign
should be accessible. This would involve using iso-latin-0 fonts by default
and of course all of these fonts having the euro sign as a glyph.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. press altgr-e	

Actual Results:  no euro sign is shown

I don't know if it's a problem with mainly the fonts or only the default
keymap installed or both. On a related note: when selecting the
de-nodeadkeys keymap in anaconda, the default XF86Config should also use
the nodeadkeys option.

Of course the problem is not only with the bitmapped terminal fonts, but
also the urw fonts I suppose (don't know if those have the euro sign
glayph) or  ther saleable fonts.
Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2001-03-15 15:20:37 EST
Fixed in Rawhide 4.0.2a-1

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