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openSUSE 11.1 Reference Guide
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16.3 Keyboard Mapping

To standardize the keyboard mapping of programs, changes were made to the following files:


These changes only affect applications that use terminfo entries or whose configuration files are changed directly (vi, less, etc.). Applications not shipped with the system should be adapted to these defaults.

Under X, the compose key (multikey) can be accessed using Ctrl+Shift (right). Also see the corresponding entry in /etc/X11/Xmodmap.

Further settings are possible using the X Keyboard Extension (XKB). This extension is also used by the desktop environments GNOME (gswitchit) and KDE (kxkb).

HINT: For More Information

Information about XKB is available in /etc/X11/xkb/README and the documents listed there.

Detailed information about the input of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean (CJK) is available at Mike Fabian's page:

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