Linux keyboard tools

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  1. 65d7e99 openvt: initialize variable to make a static analyzer happy by Alexey Gladkov · 4 days ago master
  2. e0941d7 kbd_mode: Add -f option and deny dangerous mode switches without it by Balint Reczey · 9 weeks ago
  3. 1c97b86 Add Arabic layout from Debian by Alexey Gladkov · 7 weeks ago
  4. 184c028 Add help and version options by Alexey Gladkov · 7 weeks ago
  5. cd146ee Add help and version options by Alexey Gladkov · 7 weeks 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>.