is an Xorg input driver for keyboards. The driver supports the standard
OS-provided keyboard interface, but these are currently only available to
this driver module for Linux, BSD, and Solaris. This driver is planned to
replace the built-in
driver in a future release of Xorg.
driver functions as a keyboard input device, and may be used as the
X server's core keyboard.
Please refer to xorg.conf(5) for general 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
Option N'34'DeviceN'34' N'34'stringN'34'
Specify the keyboard device. Default: the OS's default console keyboard
Option N'34'ProtocolN'34' N'34'stringN'34'
Specify the keyboard protocol. Valid protocol types include:
Not all protocols are supported on all platforms. Default: "Standard".
Option N'34'AutoRepeatN'34' N'34'delay rateN'34'
sets the auto repeat behaviour for the keyboard. This is not implemented
on all platforms.
is the time in milliseconds before a key starts repeating.
is the number of times a key repeats per second. Default: "500 30".
Option N'34'XLedsN'34' N'34'ledlistN'34'
makes the keyboard LEDs specified in
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 N'34'XkbRulesN'34' N'34'rulesN'34'
specifies which XKB rules file to use for interpreting the
settings. Default: "xorg" for most platforms, but "xfree98" for the
Japanese PC-98 platforms.
Option N'34'XkbModelN'34' N'34'modelnameN'34'
specifies the XKB keyboard model name. Default: "pc105" for most platforms,
but "pc98" for the Japanese PC-98 platforms.
Option N'34'XkbLayoutN'34' N'34'layoutnameN'34'
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.
Option N'34'XkbVariantN'34' N'34'variantsN'34'
specifies the XKB keyboard variant components. These can be used to
enhance the keyboard layout details. Default: not set.
Option N'34'XkbOptionsN'34' N'34'optionsN'34'
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