How to tell an Apple ISO USB keyboard from an Apple ANSI ISO keyboard
The Apple USB keyboard comes in three different kinds:
- ANSI (American)
- ISO (European)
- JIS (Japanese)
The ANSI keyboard
Here a picture
and description of the ANSI keyboard. This keyboard is sold in North
The ISO keyboard
Alas, no picture available. Differences from the ANSI keyboard:
This keyboard is sold in Europe, and maybe other places as well. To get
this keyboard working with LinuxPPC 2.2.10 apply the patch mentioned on
- The ISO keyboard has an extra key between the left shift key and
the Z key.
- The arrangement of the return key and the backslash key differs.
- The key labeling differs: most keys have symbolic labels, instead of text
labels. I have a Dutch ISO keyboard, and the only Dutch word on this keyboard
is num vergr, which stands for num lock.
The JIS keyboard
Alas, never seen one and no picture available. I have no idea if this keyboard
works with LinuxPPC.
Some extra info info
Some extra info (including more pictures) can be found
(thanks to Nathan Hampton for the link).
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