9.5. Keyboard Configuration
Figure 9.3. Keyboard Configuration
latin1option, which uses dead keys to access certain characters, such as those with diacritical marks. When you press a dead key, nothing will appear on your screen until you press another key to "complete" the character. For example, to type
éon a latin1 keyboard layout, you would press (and release) the ' key, and then press the
Ekey. By contrast, you access this character on some other keyboards by pressing and holding down a key (such as Alt-Gr) while you press the
Ekey. Other keyboards might have a dedicated key for this character.
system-config-keyboardcommand in a shell prompt to launch the Keyboard Configuration Tool. If you are not root, it prompts you for the root password to continue.