1. NAME

ckbcomp - compile a XKB keyboard description to a keymap suitable for loadkeys

2. SYNOPSIS

ckbcomp [ option  ...]  [layout  [variant  [option  ...]]]

3. DESCRIPTION

The

ckbcomp keymap compiler converts a description of an XKB keymap into a console keymap that can be read directly by loadkeys.

4. OPTIONS

-?\fR, \fP-help

    Print a usage message and exit.

-charmap  charmap

    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.
  • -compact
        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 < >, < >