Introduction to XKeyboardConfig

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



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Package Information

XKeyboardConfig Dependencies


Xorg Libraries

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

Installation of XKeyboardConfig

Install XKeyboardConfig by running the following commands:

sed -i -E 's/(ln -s)/\1f/' rules/meson.build &&

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

meson --prefix=$XORG_PREFIX --buildtype=release .. &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

ninja install

Command Explanations

sed ... rules/meson.build: Make sure a symlink is created even if it already exists.


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