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Date:      Sun, 21 Jun 2020 09:58:56 +0200
From:      Ralf Mardorf <>
Subject:   Re: Xorg, lightdm, xfce & German Keyboard
Message-ID:  <20200621095856.77b5b58a@archlinux>
In-Reply-To: <20200621094024.75ab0b53@archlinux>
References:  <> <20200621094024.75ab0b53@archlinux>

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On Sun, 21 Jun 2020 09:40:24 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>I'm coming from Linux, too. I'm using a German keyboard, too.

I'm using lightdm, too. I just don't use a DE, instead prefer to use
just a WM, almost all of the times it's openbox.

/etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf might or might not contain

/etc/lightdm/ could contain a greeter.conf

but for FreeBSD I found this regarding KDM, which also might (or might
not) apply to LightDM:

>"Beispiel 5.7. Konfiguration eines Tastaturlayouts
>Section "InputClass"
>	Identifier	"KeyboardDefaults"
>	Driver		"keyboard"
>	MatchIsKeyboard	"on"
>	Option		"XkbLayout" "fr"
>	Option		"XkbVariant" "oss"
>EndSection" -
>Btw. on Linux I'm using this approach, too.
>[rocketmouse@archlinux ~]$ cat /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/keyboard.conf 
>Section "InputClass"
>       Identifier "keyboard"
>       MatchIsKeyboard "yes"
>       Option "XkbLayout" "de"
>       #Option "XkbVariant" "nodeadkeys"

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