Here is how to to switch back to a period symbol:
dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configurationcannot do it for you but thanks to this bug fix it will also not erase your changes.
sudo udevadm trigger --subsystem-match=input --action=change
then restart Xorg
man xkeyboard-config and this Debian X Strike Force page for more.
EDIT: this bug is fixed in the upstream repository: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=74274
Installing Debian on a 1001PX Eee PC is almost straightforward. Here are solutions for the few issues I met.
The first problem came with the ath9k driver for the AR9285 wireless adapter. The hardware encryption seem buggy so I disabled it:
echo options ath9k nohwcrypt=1 > /etc/modprobe.d/ath9.conf
Next I get the
Query no Synaptics: 6003C8 error message in the Xorg log.
/usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d configure the touchpad with both
/dev/input/event*. Adding the following content to
/etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/10-touchpad.conf solved the problem:
Section "InputClass" Identifier "disable mouse touchpad" MatchDevicePath "/dev/input/mouse*" MatchIsTouchpad "on" Option "Ignore" "true" EndSection Section "InputClass" Identifier "touchpad catchall" MatchIsTouchpad "on" MatchDevicePath "/dev/input/event*" Driver "synaptics" EndSection
xdpyinfo|dimensions reported a screen much larger than 10.1″ I forced the dimension in
Section "Monitor" Identifier "" DisplaySize 223 125 EndSection