Afia Obinim, Saturday. May 4, 2013

Gbe Keyboard

Windows

Keyboard prepared with Microsoft's Keyboard Layout Creator (http://www.microsoft.com/globaldev/tools/msklc.mspx). Click the download link to download and install the Gbe keyboard for Windows.


Mac OS X

Download and install the kasahorow Gbe keyboard package for Mac OS X.


Ubuntu Linux

Ubuntu Linux as of version 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) comes with the Gbe keyboard layout.


Instructions



  • Go to System -> Preferences -> Keyboard

  • Choose Layouts

  • Click Add to add the secondary keyboard layout. Select Ghana from the A

    vailable layouts
    . Select Gbe. NB: It is simpler to have two layouts; the maximum is currently four for Xorg.

  • Choose Layout Options

  • Expand option Group Shift/Lock behaviour

  • Choose the key combination that enables you to switch between keyboard layouts. The default is by pressing both Alt keys at the same time. A common alternative is to use Alt+Shift.

  • Press Close.

To add the keyboard layout indicator to your Ubuntu desktop, do the following steps


  • Right-click on empty space on the top panel so that you see the pop-up menu.

  • Click Add to Panel...

  • Choose Keyboard Indicator (it is under the Utilities section, at the end)

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