[maemo-users] [maemo-users] dvorak keymap for stowaway bluetooth keyboard

From: Raul Garcia rjarlote at gmail.com
Date: Mon Oct 23 19:26:03 EEST 2006
Any Spanish version?
I would like to work in a spanish.map version, bu dont want re-invet the

Thanks on advance

On 10/23/06, Eyal Oren <eyal.oren at deri.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> If anybody is interested, I wrote a dvorak mapping for my stowaway
> bluetooth keyboard a while ago, to be used together with maemo-bt-plugin
> [1]. It allows you to use the dvorak layout on your stowaway.
> The only problem is what to do with the 'z' key, the stowaway guys put the
> arrow-up on that location, so I mapped it on the '/' key. See below for
> more info.
> I sent it to the maintainer of maemo-bt-plugin a while ago (see below) for
> inclusion in the distribution, but never heard from him. You can get the
> map file from http://www.eyaloren.org/dvorak.map, just drop it into
> /usr/share/kb-maps/ (note, the maemo-bt-plugin website mentions a wrong
> path for these files).
> -eyal
> [1] http://770.fs-security.com/maemo-bt-plugin/
> --- forwarded ---
> Hi Tomas,
> I finished the first version of the dvorak.map for the N770 bluetooth
> plugin. it works great! Please find it attached.
> There is only one problem: the stowaway uses the /? key for the arrow-up,
> and separates the / and the ? over two keys. the problem is, that in the
> dvorak layout, the 'z' is located there. the result is, that I hit
> arrow-up
> every time i want to type a 'z'. what i did is put the 'z' there as i'm
> used to, and move  the arrow-up to the '/' key (at the far right) since I
> think people use the 'z' more often than the arrow-up. It is not a great
> solution, especially if you're navigating around with the other arrow
> keys,
> so if you have another suggestion, I'd be hapy to hear it.
> I have one other question: now that I can type in my own layout again, I
> notice that the keyboard lags when I'm typing fast. Do you know if there's
> anything to be done about that, or is that a limitation of the bluetooth
> technology?
> --- end forwarded ---
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