How to use a .xkm with X

Mike Eriksen thinstation.mike at
Tue Jun 1 17:51:37 PDT 2010

On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 2:16 PM, Mike Eriksen
<thinstation.mike at> wrote:
> Hi.
> For use with a tiny Linux distro, I need to use precompiled .xkm
> keymap files in order to save space.
> In the good old day of X 6.8/6.9 there was a -xkm command line option
> to X, but that one has gone nowadays. I have googled for about a day
> now, but gotten nowhere and "man X" isn't useful either.
> Could someone please explain how to use a .xkm keymap these days.
> Mike

Hmm, no responses yet. Is it rocket science to use precompiled keymaps nowadays?

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