"This document describes how to reconfigure the default language
and the keyboard layout on various distributions so that they suit
your location. I made this howto for our VMware images where the
keyboard layout is always set to German and a few users have
problems to configure the language and keyboard layout on these
"This howto is a practical guide without any warranty - it
doesn't cover the theoretical backgrounds. There are many ways to
set up such a system--this is the way I chose..."