[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 :)

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Kris Moore
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