Le Jeudi 8 Février 2007 14:44, Peter a écrit :
> 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'
>

Darn.  Now I see that these commands cannot be used via an xterm 
(remotely via SSH).  Any ideas?

PM
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