[Spice-devel] Keyboard layout change on Xspice

David Mansfield spice at dm.cobite.com
Thu Apr 5 09:52:53 PDT 2012

On 04/05/2012 11:58 AM, Alon Levy wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 05, 2012 at 01:24:54PM +0200, Michael Niehren wrote:
>> Hi together,
>> i successfully installed and connected to Xspice und FC16, great work, i was very pleased
>> to see, what's possible with spice.
>> 1 thing left to use it as an Server to connect from my thin client is the keyboard layout.
>> As i live in Germany i want to have the german keyboard layout. If i connect with the
>> spice-client i only got the english one. Is there a way to change that (i didn's find one)
>> ?
> (Continuing my previous reply). OK - tried a non english keyboard
> (hebrew), and it works fine. The thing to understand is that changing
> the keyboard mapping on the client doesn't affect the server - only
> changes on the server side affect it. So to get a german keyboard, you'd
> need to change the keyboard on the remote side, the server, for instance
> I just used "setxkbmap il" to change the keymap to the hebrew one on the
> remote side.

I've been troubled by this too, because I use DVORAK mapping.  Is there 
anything in the pipeline for the spice-agent to address this?


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