ckbcomp - compile a XKB keyboard description to a keymap suitable for loadkeys
2. SYNOPSIS ▲
ckbcomp [ option ...] [layout [variant [option ...]]]
3. DESCRIPTION ▲
ckbcomp keymap compiler converts a description of an XKB keymap into a console keymap that can be read directly by loadkeys.
4. OPTIONS ▲
Print a usage message and exit.
The encoding to use. There should be an unicode ACM map for this encoding in /usr/share/consoletrans .
- -I dir
Search top-level directory dir for files included by the keymap description. This option may be used multiple times. After all directories specified by
-I options have been searched, /etc/console-setup/ckb , /usr/share/X11/xkb , /etc/X11/xkb and /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xkb will be searched too.
- -v level
Set level of detail for listing. level is a number from 1 to 10.
Generate a compact keymap with at most two xkb groups and two levels in each or only one xkb-group and up to four levels.
5. XKB KEYBOARD DESCRIPTION ▲
The keyboard layout, variant and options components can be also specified directly on the command line. See the synopsis of the command.
- -symbols name
Specifies the symbols component name of the XKB keyboard description.
- -keycodes name
Specifies the keycodes component name of the XKB keyboard description.
- -rules name
The name of the rules file to use.
- -model name
Specifies the keyboard model used to choose the component names.
- -layout name
Specifies the layout used to choose the component names.
- -variant name
Specifies the layout variant used to choose the component names.
- -option name
Adds an option used to choose component names.
6. SEE ALSO ▲
R xkbcomp (1)
7. AUTHOR ▲
Anton Zinoviev <>, <>