Subject: Re: Some newbie questions and swearing
To: Jani Alanko <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 04/12/2003 18:40:33
Jani Alanko wrote:

> First of all, I can't get finnish keyboard layout in console. In X I 
> get it but in console no. The wsconsctl doesn't seem to recognise fi 
> layout. Should I change the pccons layout and recompile the kernel? 
> Propably better if I don't even try to create a customized keyboard 
> layout. 

Use wsconsctl.

> I guess this keyboard thing also causes it, that I can't switch from 
> window to another with Alt-Tab (using Blackbox)

That's not how you switch in NetBSD.  Try CTL-ALT-F{1,2,3,4}.

> and that when I'm using vim, arrow keys, backspace and delete don't 
> work in insert mode the way I'm used to in Linux. 

vim?  NetBSD doesn't come with vim, it comes with vi.  And traditional 
vi doesn't
have arrow keys in insert mode.

    -- Lennart