Querying xkb for the keyboard model
Paulo Cesar Pereira de Andrade
pcpa at mandriva.com.br
Mon Jun 2 09:24:44 PDT 2008
Vinay Reddy wrote:
> I was wondering if there's a way to query xkb about the keyboard model
> of the core keyboard. I took a quick look at the xkb headers (XKB*.h)
> but couldn't find anything.
> I'd appreciate any help or pointers.
You can look at xorgcfg sources at
but it may not be that easy because that code already parsed xorg.conf
and is not very small.
If it is for a script, you can use something like
setxkbmap -print -v -v
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