Introduction to libxkbcommon

libxkbcommon is a keymap compiler and support library which processes a reduced subset of keymaps as defined by the XKB specification.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-8.2 platform.

Package Information

libxkbcommon Dependencies




User Notes:

Installation of libxkbcommon

Install libxkbcommon by running the following commands:

./configure $XORG_CONFIG     \
            --docdir=/usr/share/doc/libxkbcommon-0.8.0 &&

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.

--disable-x11: Use this switch if you have not installed libxcb-1.13 and don't need the library.


Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries: and
Installed Directories: /usr/include/xkbcommon and /usr/share/doc/libxkbcommon-0.8.0

Short Descriptions

contains the libxkbcommon API functions.

contains the libxkbcommon X11 specific API functions.

Last updated on 2018-02-19 17:22:55 -0600