Based on the link provided by tlhIngan, here is what I did (as root,
Here I was able to select (in my case)
de_DE.UTF-8. No substancial changes to the user experience up to this point.
apt-get install console-setup
Here I was able to choose
Other first, and then the classic German keyboard layout with dead keys for accent grave and acute.
Hey, English-speaking developers, do you have the slightest idea how painful it is work with a non-configured German keyboard? Almost every non-letter character is on another place, and some are really important! Thus, keyboard configuration is extremely important, expecially when
ssh access is disfunctional!
After this, there was no reaction from the
ö key anymore. Ok, there seems to be some change in effect, and it might help to reboot:
After rebooting, everything now seems to be fine.
- It seems to be important to first do the
dpkg-reconfigure locales, and then
apt-get install console-setup.
- The interactive configuration triggered by this installation can be repeated by entering