I just installed Slackware on my laptop and all Ctrl+key shortcuts are not working in a tty. For example Ctrl+C or Ctrl+L do nothing.
I verified that the Ctrl key worked with the
I had to change my keyboard layout to
azerty instead of
It can be changed in
#!/bin/sh # Load the keyboard map. More maps are in /usr/share/kbd/keymaps. if [ -x /usr/bin/loadkeys ]; then /usr/bin/loadkeys uk.map fi
uk.map shows that UK layout is being used here. More keyboard layouts can be found in the directory
NOTE : This setting only applies to the console before you start the X server (GUI).
SlackWare documentation here explains how to set the system-wide keyboard layout ( for Slackware 13.0 , 13.1 , 13.37 and 14 ) and for particular desktop environment.