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INPUT-KBD

INPUT-KBD

Section: (8) Updated: July 2005
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NAME

input-kbd - print or modify keyboard maps for input devices

 

SYNOPSIS

input-kbd num
input-kbd [-f file] devnr

 

DESCRIPTION

input-kbd prints the keyboard map of kernel input device devnr on stdout.

The keyboard map maps scancodes to keycodes.

If the device supports a keyboard map, it is printed in the following format (from the output for an AT keyboard):


        0x0001 =  67  # KEY_F9
        0x0002 =  65  # KEY_F7
        0x0003 =  63  # KEY_F5
        0x0004 =  61  # KEY_F3
 

If the device does not support a keyboard map, input-kbd just lists the keys and buttons supported by the device, like this (for a mouse):


        bits: BTN_LEFT
        bits: BTN_RIGHT
        bits: BTN_MIDDLE
 

 

OPTIONS

devnr
The index of the input device to use (0 for /dev/input/event0 and so on).

-f file
Read a keyboard map from a file and reconfigure the device with this map. The map file uses the same format as the output of this command. Key names are also accepted instead of keycodes, like this:
       0x0001 = KEY_F9

 
 

AUTHOR

Gerd Knorr.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
AUTHOR

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