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Hey, does anyone know of an indigenous or otherwise endangered language a keyboard layout has been designed for, but isn’t available on Linux? I would like to learn how to make keyboard layouts, so I’ll do it free of charge.

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@Siphonay @rum_and_tea ...also inuktitut is seriously a cool language imho

@Siphonay you should check out keyman.com/developer/keymanweb or just search here keyman.com/keyboards for a huge repository of designed keyboards in a number of languages

all of these keyboards require the Keyman program (which is available for Linux) but i'm guessing many do not have native Linux solutions designed yet though

@Siphonay *so what iʼm saying is, porting things from Keyman into Linux might be your best bet if your goal is to create new standalone Linux keyboards for existing layouts

@Siphonay Greenlandic? Not sure of the differences between that and the Danish layout. Also, while there is Finnish Northern Saami, there's several other Sami languages that don't have layouts.

@Siphonay Hey @emsenn did you get Lakota keyboard layout working as well as you wanted?

@Siphonay The Chonan native languages of Southern Argentina. I don't know if they have one, but it's possible some Welsh scholars in the area know about it.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chonan_l

@Siphonay Maltron.

Any keyboard that supports it though is going to be OS agnostic with its programming.

@Siphonay There was someone the other day looking for a Lakhota keyboard layout; I'm not sure if that's been solved yet

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