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ckbcomp(1)                       User Manuals                       ckbcomp(1)



NAME
       ckbcomp - compile a XKB keyboard description to a console font.

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

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

OPTIONS
       -?, -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.

       -Idir  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.

XKB KEYBOARD DESCRIPTION
       The  keyboard layout, variant and options components can be also speci-
       fied 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.

SEE ALSO
       xkbcomp(1)

AUTHOR
       Anton Zinoviev <anton@lml.bas.bg>, <zinoviev@debian.org>



console-setup                      MAY 2007                         ckbcomp(1)