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by Britaniola
Mon Apr 23, 2012 12:27 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: My Keyboard Mapping Was Wrong - Here's the Solution
Replies: 28
Views: 24726

Re: My Keyboard Mapping Was Wrong - Here's the Solution

<t>Phoenix RasPi said: <br/> <br/> <br/> When I VNC in, my US keyboard works OK after editing /etc/default/keyboard and doing the dpkg reconfig (plus reboot).  However, when I ssh in via PuTTY the arrow keys aren't working - I'm getting sequences ^[[A ^[[B ^[[C and ^[[D for up, down, right, and left...
by Britaniola
Sat Apr 21, 2012 11:07 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Faster and Bigger SD Cards
Replies: 5
Views: 3159

Re: Faster and Bigger SD Cards

If you are in Canada, Staples has 8 GB Class 4 Kodak brand cards on for $6.95 each. I bought two to experiment with different distros. They work great.
Bill
by Britaniola
Sat Apr 21, 2012 10:29 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: My Keyboard Mapping Was Wrong - Here's the Solution
Replies: 28
Views: 24726

Re: My Keyboard Mapping Was Wrong - Here's the Solution

<t><br/> ISTM that we"re probably going to see a more or less permanent split between the Debian image as the "hackers and developers" image and the Fedora one as the end-user targeted one.<br/> <br/> <br/> I"d say it would probably be a ArchLinux, Debian, Fedora split (hacker, hobbyist & beginn...
by Britaniola
Sat Apr 21, 2012 10:22 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: My Keyboard Mapping Was Wrong - Here's the Solution
Replies: 28
Views: 24726

Re: My Keyboard Mapping Was Wrong - Here's the Solution

<r>I made a small photo-tutorial that walks through setting each of those options correctly. See: <URL url="http://rohankapoor.com/2012/04.....pberry-pi/">http://rohankapoor.com/2012/04.....pberry-pi/</URL><br/> <br/> Really great job, Rohan. You should add the link in the Wiki. Wish I had it when I...
by Britaniola
Sat Apr 21, 2012 2:30 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: My Keyboard Mapping Was Wrong - Here's the Solution
Replies: 28
Views: 24726

Re: My Keyboard Mapping Was Wrong - Here's the Solution

I tried the Fedora 14 image and it is setup that way. More polish. The Fedora 17 image, when it comes out, will probably be the one to get.
by Britaniola
Fri Apr 20, 2012 6:47 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Debian Terminal Colors - How?
Replies: 6
Views: 17249

Re: Debian Terminal Colors - How?

<t>jojopi said: <br/> <br/> <br/> There is nothing wrong with the TERM setting.  The issue is that /home/pi in the distributed image starts out completely empty, without the usual dot files.<br/> <br/> To fix it run the following command as user pi, and then log back in.cp -a /etc/skel/.??* ~/<br/> ...
by Britaniola
Fri Apr 20, 2012 6:34 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Debian Terminal Colors - How?
Replies: 6
Views: 17249

Re: Debian Terminal Colors - How?

walney said:


Prolly manage it by typing:

export TERM=ansi

at the command prompt



Thanks for the answer but it didn't work.

Bill
by Britaniola
Fri Apr 20, 2012 5:47 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Debian Terminal Colors - How?
Replies: 6
Views: 17249

Re: Debian Terminal Colors - How?

<t>I'd like to have the non-GUI terminal show colors for directories, prompts and the like. How do I go about changing from the default Linux term to something like xterm-color?<br/> <br/> Bill<br/> <br/> BTW...before I get the usual RTFM replies, I've tried looking on the net, using the package man...
by Britaniola
Fri Apr 20, 2012 1:28 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: My Keyboard Mapping Was Wrong - Here's the Solution
Replies: 28
Views: 24726

Re: My Keyboard Mapping Was Wrong - Here's the Solution

<t>jojopi said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I am not finding that; /etc/default/keyboard affects both.<br/> <br/> <br/> It seems that once the change is made in the /etc/default/keyboard file and you reboot, the GUI picks it up as well.<br/> <br/> Yes, you have to reboot. No biggie. I think the keyboard file ...
by Britaniola
Fri Apr 20, 2012 12:42 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: My Keyboard Mapping Was Wrong - Here's the Solution
Replies: 28
Views: 24726

Re: My Keyboard Mapping Was Wrong - Here's the Solution

JamesH said:


Thanks Bill. Worth adding that to the Wiki if you have time.


Done.

http://elinux.org/RPi_Beginner....._RPi_Setup
by Britaniola
Fri Apr 20, 2012 12:12 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: My Keyboard Mapping Was Wrong - Here's the Solution
Replies: 28
Views: 24726

Re: My Keyboard Mapping Was Wrong - Here's the Solution

<t><br/> P.S.  You also need to fix the timezone.  For that, I used "tzconfig" (I think that was it – it is either that or "tzset" – one of them works, the other gives an error message saying not to use that one anymore)<br/> <br/> <br/> Thanks for that. The actual command is:<br/> <br/> <br/> sudo ...
by Britaniola
Fri Apr 20, 2012 11:57 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: My Keyboard Mapping Was Wrong - Here's the Solution
Replies: 28
Views: 24726

Re: My Keyboard Mapping Was Wrong - Here's the Solution


For the console I think you can change the keyboard mapping with dpkg-reconfigure console-data.


I tried that on a fresh install of Debian and I got an error saying that the console-data package was not installed and that no info was available.
by Britaniola
Thu Apr 19, 2012 2:39 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: My Keyboard Mapping Was Wrong - Here's the Solution
Replies: 28
Views: 24726

Re: My Keyboard Mapping Was Wrong - Here's the Solution

<t>When I first started up my Debian powered RPi, I noticed that some of the keys on my US 105 USB keyboard were not mapped correctly. For example, I tried typing '\' and got '#' instead.<br/> <br/> To edit the mapping, you have to change it in the /etc/default/keyboard config file.Use sudo to obtai...

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