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keyboard - Keyboard input driver
keyboard is an XFree86 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 XF86Config(5)
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 mouse protocol. Valid protocol types include:
Not all protocols are supported on all platforms. Default: "Standard".
"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"
- makes 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.
- Option "XkbDisable" "boolean"
- disable/enable the XKEYBOARD extension. The -kb command line option overrides
this config file option. Default: XKB is enabled.
- Option "XkbRules" "rules"
- specifies 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"
- specifies 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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