Linux keyboard tools

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  1. 6613abc setmetamode: use unsigned int type for KDGKBMETA / KDSKBMETA by Andreas Henriksson · 11 months ago master
  2. afb661b Fix infinite loop of vlock if locked VC is closed by Vitezslav Crhonek · 11 months ago
  3. 7e665ed Check existance of map before dumping it by Oleg Bulatov · 12 months ago libfont
  4. 06ea8cc Create keymap by Petter Thorsen · 1 year, 2 months ago
  5. c33311c Add by Ben Blain · 1 year, 3 months ago

KBD Build Status

This package contains tools for managing Linux console (Linux console, virtual terminals, keyboard, etc.) – mainly, what they do is loading console fonts and keyboard maps.

This distribution contains no binaries - the sources depend on the kernel version - compile them yourself.

The home site of this package:

The latest stable version of kbd can always be found on:


See also howto-contribute.

Web interface:


git clone git://


PO files are maintained by:


Kbd is licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL), version 2, or at your option any later version.


Report problems with this package to the mailing list or to the Alexey Gladkov <gladkov.alexey AT gmail DOT com>.