Le Jeudi 8 Février 2007 06:16, Giorgos Keramidas a écrit : > On 2007-02-08 00:38, Peter <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > >Le Mercredi 7 F?vrier 2007 16:03, Giorgos Keramidas a ?crit : > >>> Yes, I tried > >>> > >>> fr.iso.acc.kbd > >>> fr.iso.kbd > >>> fr_CA.iso.acc.kbd > >>> > >>> Maybe I need to inform FreeBSD about the layout of my keyboard. > >>> All I get are beeps when I hit the special French accent keys. > >> > >> This usually means that you are typing 8-bit (i.e. French) > >> characters at a shell prompt, but you have not set or configured > >> any locale environment yet, or you have the wrong locale > >> environment. > >> > >> If this is true, and you are hearing the beeps when typing at a > >> shell prompt, then please tell us which shell you are using and > >> what you see by typing: > >> > >> % locale > > > > This is what I get: > > > > LANG= > > LC_CTYPE="C" > > LC_COLLATE="C" > > LC_TIME="C" > > LC_NUMERIC="C" > > LC_MONETARY="C" > > LC_MESSAGES="C" > > LC_ALL= > > Right. You haven't set any LANG or LC_xxx environment variables. > > Try using one of the French locales, and set the following in your > shell startup scripts: > > LANG='C' > LC_COLLATE='fr_CA.ISO8859-1' > LC_CTYPE='fr_CA.ISO8859-1' > > If you are using GNU bash, you can set in your `.bashrc' file: > > export LANG='C' > export LC_COLLATE='fr_CA.ISO8859-1' > export LC_CTYPE='fr_CA.ISO8859-1'
Thanks a lot Giorgos. It works now. I used the bash method and then set up a couple of aliases: alias french='/usr/sbin/kbdcontrol -l fr_CA.iso.acc.kbd' alias english='/usr/sbin/kbdcontrol -l us.iso.acc.kbd' PM _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"