[PC-BSD Testing] Software manager - install desktop incons

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Wed Feb 17 07:25:17 PST 2010

On 02/17/2010 06:57, Yuri Momotiuk wrote:
>>> 2. Please add ability to change more than one (ideally two or more)
>> keyboard
>>> layouts and keystroke for changing current keyboard layout setting. That
>>> wold be useful for newbies which uses non english keyboards. For example,
>>> ukrainian users uses ukrainian, russian and english layouts.
>> I'm not so clear on this. During the installer we prompt for one
>> keyboard layout, however once KDE is up and running you can always add
>> more layouts easily via system settings ->  regional&  layout ->  keyboard
>> layout, isn't that what you want? You can switch between the easily, etc :)
> Yes, I can easy change layouts via KDE settings. But my friends with Windows
> only experience have problems with that. Windows installer can setup
> keyboard switching (include keystroke to change input language) at install
> time. So in one case that feature is expected by windows user. And at the
> other case newbie now must found that menu in settings. In most cases that
> is almost only one really required change to desktop configuration after
> install.  Installers from some russian Linux distros can setup that.

Ahh, didn't realize that some installers did that. I've added it to the 
wiki todo list, hopefully we can add that soon :)


Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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