Config-less Xorg & xkb config

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop73 at googlemail.com
Mon Jun 28 14:44:03 PDT 2010


On 28 June 2010 22:20, Matthew Burgess <matthew at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
>
> Just in case anyone else runs into this, I've finally gotten around to fixing it
> properly:
>
> mkdir /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d
> cat > /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/keyboard.conf << EOF
> Section "InputClass"
>    Identifier      "Keyboard Defaults"
>    MatchIsKeyboard "true"
>    Option          "XkbLayout" "gb"
> EndSection
> EOF
>
> Thanks to the guys at ArchLinux for documenting this at
> http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Xorg#Example:_Keyboard_layout_and_model_on_Acer_5920G_Laptop.
>
> I now have a config-less X server (well, no xorg.conf, just the override above), using Udev
> for its device detection, and no HAL in sight!  The only drivers I built were evdev & vesa.
>
> Regards,
>
> Matt.
>
 That's good to know.  I'll maybe take a look in my current build.

Cheers.

ĸen
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