starting out with linux

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Tue Jan 18 16:01:12 UTC 2022

If it's a systemd system you can run localectl KEYBOARD=dvorak-l to bring
xorg into the act.

On Tue, 18 Jan 2022, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:

> Looks like some distros don't have it by default. My Fedora has it, but Arch
> does not. However, I don't think that means it won't recognize it if it's
> added. I seem to recall creating /etc/vconsole.conf being one of the steps of
> Arch installation if you don't use the US keyboard layout. Still, as I recall,
> I think it only works for the text console, not the graphical one, as the
> desktop layout is controlled at the X server level. I do know that changing
> the keyboard layout in MATE is not editing /etc/vconsole.conf, and I'm fairly
> certain that GNOME isn't using that file either.
> ~Kyle
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