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Thursday, April 1, 2010

Keyboard layout configuration for Lubuntu 10.04 Beta1

For a (permanent) usa/greek keyboard configuration, using alt+shift for language switching:
  • sudo vi /usr/lib/X11/xorg.conf.d/05-evdev.conf
  • and modify
Section "InputClass"
Identifier "evdev keyboard catchall"
MatchIsKeyboard "on"
MatchDevicePath "/dev/input/event*"
Driver "evdev"
EndSection
to
Section "InputClass"
Identifier "evdev keyboard catchall"
MatchIsKeyboard "on"
MatchDevicePath "/dev/input/event*"
Driver "evdev"
Option "XkbLayout" "us,gr"
Option "XKbOptions" "grp:alt_shift_toggle"
EndSection
Change gr above to your language symbols, to get the proper keyboard layout.