Introduction to XKeyboardConfig

The XKeyboardConfig package contains the keyboard configuration database for the X Window System.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.8 platform.

Package Information

XKeyboardConfig Dependencies


Xorg Libraries

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/xkeyboard-config

Installation of XKeyboardConfig

Install XKeyboardConfig by running the following commands:

./configure $XORG_CONFIG --with-xkb-rules-symlink=xorg &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--with-xkb-rules-symlink=xorg: By default, the XKB rules installed are named "base". This creates symlinks named "xorg" to those rules, which is the default name used by Xorg.


Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directory: $XORG_PREFIX/share/X11/xkb

Last updated on 2015-09-09 21:58:46 -0700