Monthly Archives: June, 2010

Keymaps issue after upgrade to Xorg 1.8

After upgrading my beloved archlinux box I was wondering why my Swiss German keymap was only working before having started Openbox. It turned out that I had upgraded X to Xorg 1.8, which no longer depends on HAL, thus rendering my keymap settings in /etc/hal/fdi/policy/10-keymap.fdi obsolete. I suggest you set it directly in the Xorg …

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Set non-US keymap

I have got a machine with Swiss German keyboard layout, thus want a keymap that is appropriate. But I just hate having my whole system in German, so I set all my locales in British English: $ locale LANG=en_GB.UTF-8 LC_CTYPE=”en_GB.UTF-8″ LC_NUMERIC=”en_GB.UTF-8″ LC_TIME=”en_GB.UTF-8″ LC_COLLATE=”en_GB.UTF-8″ LC_MONETARY=”en_GB.UTF-8″ LC_MESSAGES=”en_GB.UTF-8″ LC_PAPER=”en_GB.UTF-8″ LC_NAME=”en_GB.UTF-8″ LC_ADDRESS=”en_GB.UTF-8″ LC_TELEPHONE=”en_GB.UTF-8″ LC_MEASUREMENT=”en_GB.UTF-8″ LC_IDENTIFICATION=”en_GB.UTF-8″ LC_ALL= Now to have …

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LaTeX \rm vs. \mathrm: tilde instead of vector arrow when using \vec

Tilde instead of vector arrow in LaTeX? Here’s the solution!
\rm vs. \mathrm

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