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keyboard - Keyboard input driver
keyboard is an Xorg input driver for keyboards. The driver
supports the standard OS-provided keyboard interface. This driver is currently
built-in to the core X server.
The keyboard driver functions as a keyboard
input device, and may be used as the X server's core keyboard. This driver
is currently built-in to the core X server, and multiple instances are not
Please refer to xorg.conf(5x)
configuration details and for options that can be used with all input drivers.
This section only covers configuration details specific to this driver.
The following driver Options are supported:
- Option "Protocol" "string"
- Specify the keyboard protocol. Valid protocol types include:
Not all protocols are supported on all platforms. Default: "Standard".
- Option "AutoRepeat" "delay rate"
- sets the auto repeat behaviour for the
keyboard. This is not implemented on all platforms. delay is the time in
milliseconds before a key starts repeating. rate is the number of times
a key repeats per second. Default: "500 30".
- Option "XLeds" "ledlist"
the keyboard LEDs specified in ledlist available for client use instead
of their traditional function (Scroll Lock, Caps Lock and Num Lock). The
numbers in the list are in the range 1 to 3. Default: empty list.
- disable/enable the XKEYBOARD extension. The -kb command
line option overrides this config file option. Default: XKB is enabled.
NOTE: This option should be specified in the ServerFlags section rather
than here. It's use here is deprecated.
- Option "XkbRules" "rules"
which XKB rules file to use for interpreting the XkbModel, XkbLayout, XkbVariant,
and XkbOptions settings. Default: "xfree86" for most platforms, but "xfree98"
for the Japanese PC-98 platforms.
- Option "XkbModel" "modelname"
the XKB keyboard model name. Default: "pc101" for most platforms, but "pc98"
for the Japanese PC-98 platforms, and "pc101_sol8x86" for Solaris 8 on x86.
- Option "XkbLayout" "layoutname"
- specifies the XKB keyboard layout name.
This is usually the country or language type of the keyboard. Default:
"us" for most platforms, but "nec/jp" for the Japanese PC-98 platforms.
- specifies the XKB keyboard variant components.
These can be used to enhance the keyboard layout details. Default: not
- Option "XkbOptions" "options"
- specifies the XKB keyboard option components.
These can be used to enhance the keyboard behaviour. Default: not set.
Some other XKB-related options are available, but they are incompatible
with the ones listed above and are not recommended, so they are not documented
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