Re: [dev] wmii hardware keyboard shortcut layout at boot problem

From: Tom Kazimiers <>
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2011 12:43:21 +0100


On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 09:03:43PM -0400, Eitan Goldshtrom wrote:
> I set the keyboard layout to Dvorak with the KEYBOARD variable in
> rc.conf. When I start wmii though all my keyboard shortcuts are set
> to the hardware keys, which are QWERTY. I'm using Arch Linux and I
> installed xbindkeys, or at least some X package, to get the
> shortcuts to bind to the software layout. It works, but I have to
> run wmiirc through the actions menu in order for it to work. I have
> to do it every single time I start up wmii -- it's kind of annoying.
> Anyone know how to fix this?
> -Eitan

here I run Arch Linux, wmii and Neo2 keyboard layout without such
annoyances. The only thing I've set up (at least its the only one I find
right now) for the keyboard layout is the KEYMAP variable in rc.conf.
I guess for you it would be


Does invoking

  setxkbmap dvorak

bring any difference for you?

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