XEN: setting the keymap for DomU's
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system wide setting
To change the default keymap, edit /etc/xen/xend-config.sxp and add the keymap.
Individual DomU's can be set by editing the configuration for the virtual machine.
/etc/xen/vm legacy files
On the line reading "vfb" change add you can add the keymap to it. For example to change to a German keymap
vfb = [ "type=vnc,vncunused=1"]
Should be changed to:
vfb = [ "type=vnc,vncunused=1,keymap=de"]
managed domU configurations
In the managed DomU configuration, locate the vfb section and add (keymap <map>) It may look similiar to this:
To change the keyboard map to French
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- Creation Date: 08-Feb-2009
- Modified Date:14-Mar-2021
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